We all need homesteading skills for our ecovillage–oreven if we are not moving to the ecovillage. We are starting classes inhomesteading tWe NEED TEACHERS. If you have homesteading skills in anyof the following (or a few we may have missed), please share them with us andothers needing your knowledge in DFW. In turn, you can attend the classes ofothers. Skill sharing!.
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Homesteading Skills Needing Teachers
Barter Basket making Beer making Beginning carpentry Berry growing Bicycle maintenance/repair Blacksmithing Blade sharpening Braided rug Build a rocket stove Build chicken coop Build herb spiral Build outdoor cooking pits/brick ovens Build outhouse Build raised garden Building a hoop house Building consensus & facilitation Candle making Candle making from soy Chickens for eggs Cob Composting Cooking over a campfire. Cooking w cast iron
Cooking with solar Cooking with woodstoves Crochet Earning money from home Earning money from multiple sources Essential oils Earning money from the land Energy garden Food canning–pressure canner Food canning–water bath Food drying Food fermenting Food gardening Food pickling Food preservation–long term Fruit tree grafting Fruit tree growing Fruit tree pruning Gasoline-to-electric conversions Greenhouse construction Greenhouse heat alternatives Hair cutting Herbal remedies Herbal remedies from North Texas native plants
Irrigation Knitting Make home beauty products Make home cleaning products Making soap (cold process from oils and lye) Mushrooms grow & forage Passive solar Rainwater harvesting Root cellars Rope making Salve making Seed saving Simple appliance repair Simple electrical Simple plumbing Simple woodworking Solar electricity Solar hot water Spinning Starting CSA Wild edible plants Wind energy Wine making Wood lot Worm composting
We have events every month or more often. You can find ourevents at http://facebook.com/dfwecovillageand no, you do not need to be a member of Facebook to look at theseevents.
Skill Building Classes. We havelost many of the skills that we need to prosper in energy descent. Others skillsare new with new technologies that will make what could be a trying time betterfor us all. Come learn.Come shareyour skills.
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