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Dallas-Fort Worth, NorthCentral TexasHomestead Skill Sharing Homesteading from DFW Ecovillageinthe Green Scheme of DFW

Homesteading is a lost art–lost somewhere in the20th century. Many feel we need those skills again for energy descent. Inaddition, new skills and technologies have been added, such as solarphotovoltaics. We need these skills, too.

Cyberparent, LLC, is starting classes inhomesteading two week-ends per month and possibly one or two week nights. Although there might be a charge for materials when they are needed, or gasmoney for the instructor, they are basically free and open to the public.

We 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!.

List ofskills needed.

Reply to village at cyberparent dot com or call Terry at 817545-0140.

Homesteading Skill Events

Sat, Jun 18 – Tour Coppell Farmers’ Market, buy some farmgoodies, and hear John of Comeback Creek Farm on Community SupportedAgriculture (CSA). Meet at the tent in the front of the market at 8:45 am,stopping to buy a breakfast muffin if you like. About 9:15 or so, John willspeak to us about CSAs in general, how he became a farmer, and his CSA inparticular. We will be at the market about an hour. It opens at 8 am if you wanta head start. Coppell Farmers’Market is located in Old Town Coppell at 455Bethel Rd by SouthCoppell Road, easily accessible from 121 (take Bass Pro exit) and fromLBJFwy (take Beltline exit). An RSVP so we will look for you would be nice here.More information here.

Sat, Jun 18 – Needle Arts Homesteading SkillClass featuring Basic Crochet taught by Rena Hobbs from 10 am until 12 pm inCoppell. Bring an Ihookand 100% cotton yarn, worsted weight. You will actually crochet a washcloth.RSVP requested here. More information here.Riverside Churchof Christ,150 E Beltline Rd, Coppell, 75019. The churchis a large brick building (no steeple) behind a service station, almost on thenortheast corner of Beltline and Denton Tap Roads. Exit Beltline from LBJ and turn north. Beltline goes north for afew blocks and then turns east. Cross over East Beltline and turn right intoparking lot immediately past service station. Wewill now be in upstairs room 208. Come in front of building and turn right toaccess stairs.

Sat, Jun 18 – Get Acquainted and Ask Questions aboutthe Permaculture-based, sustainable, and compassionate Ecovillage. Lets eat lunch at 12:30 and get acquainted, receiveinformation, ask questions about the ecovillage. The Healthy Me Art Cafe is alocal restaurant and cooking school with both a vegetarian/vegan and a regularmenu. It is located at 240 N Denton Tap Rd, Coppell 75019. Exit LBJ on Beltline. Go north on Beltline; it will turn into Denton Tap Rd when Beltline curves off to the right. if you need further directions, call the restaurant at 972 745 – 3900.RSVP requested here so we can reserve a suitabletable.

Skill BuildingClasses. We have lost many of the skills that we need to prosper in energydescent. Others skills are new with new technologies that will make what couldbe a trying time better for us all. Come learn. Come share yourskills.

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