This group is for individuals interested in resources, tools, and information for producing and marketing products grown through the use of alternative gardening methods such as aquaponics, hydroponics, organics, chickens, backyard food production, permaculture, sustainable farming, etc. Another component to the group is self sufficiency and homesteading principals, techniques, and practices allowing individuals to lead a more independent lifestyle.

We like to meet and discuss things such as aquaponics, back yard chickens, food dehydrating, food preserving techniques, farmer's markets, regulations relating to gardening and farming, medicinal herbs, pressure canning, milking goats, soap making, composing, permaculture, worms, soils, local resources to help, and all sorts of other topics to help you produce and store your own foods, locate and consume better foods, and unplug from the current systems.

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Recent Meetups

  • Yesterday · 11:00 AM

    Earth Day Indiana

    4 Gardener/Homesteader

    I will be among the presenters. More details here. http://www.earthdayindiana.org/ The event is FREE
  • Yesterday · 9:00 AM

    Shelby Co Garden Clinic FREE

    4 Gardener/Homesteader

    Programs, Vendors, and more. Free Admission
  • Yesterday · 9:00 AM

    Lafayette Garden Expo

    4 Gardener/Homesteader

    Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds Lafayette, Indiana *Tippecanoe County’s largest lawn and garden show* Plant sales Many garden vendors Gardening advice and help Lunch and... Learn more
  • Yesterday · 9:00 AM

    Gardening for all ages FREE

    2 Gardener/Homesteader

    Hendricks Co. Master Gardeners presents "Gardening for All Ages". Programs, vendors, kids' area and more. Free Admission.
  • April 19 · 3:00 PM

    Beekeeping 101

    3 Gardener/Homesteader

    Not a meet-up but posting for anyone interested. https://www.facebook.com/events/1558441161081171/ Join beekeeper and urban farmer Kate Franzman of Bee Public at... Learn more
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