The Urban Homesteaders’ League is the Boston area's most extensive calendar for workshops and skill-shares on ecological urban agriculture, urban livestock, food preparation and preservation, making your own skincare products and cleaning supplies, urban composting, basic carpentry, green retrofitting, fiber arts, and sustainable urban living skills of all kinds. We hope to see you at an upcoming event!

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The UHL is dedicated to inspiring and empowering individuals and communities to shift from a lifestyle of passive consumption to one of active participation, creation, and connection. We are committed to re-imagining the good life as one that is meaningful, pleasurable, environmentally sustainable, and socially just. We place the home at the center of that pursuit and see it as a site for personal and societal transformation.

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  • 2 days ago · 7:00 PM

    Home Brew Herbal Mead!

    2 members

    The oldest of humankind’s experiments with fermentation, and certainly one of the most delicious, mead is a special alchemy of honey and yeasts. Not just another alcohol... Learn more
  • 3 days ago · 6:30 PM

    Film Screening of "Growing Local"

    4 members

    What does "growing local" mean to you? Growing Local is a collaboration between Maine Farmland Trust and Seedlight Pictures. The film points to the vibrancy and the... Learn more
  • 6 days ago · 12:00 PM

    Spring Seed Swap & Gardening Demo

    2 members

    Come celebrate the arrival of spring with us! Bring your questions, curiosity, hands itching to get dirty & any spare seeds you have to swap. We'll have seeds, gardening... Learn more
  • March 19 · 5:30 PM

    Farm Share Fair 2015

    6 members

    FARM SHARE FAIR 2015 Meet. Greet. Eat. Support local farmers. Buy direct. Compare all the great Farm Share (CSA) programs available in the Boston area. Veggies. Fruit.... Learn more
  • March 14 · 2:00 PM

    Urban Poultry 101

    2 members

    Love the localvore movement?  Ever thought you might like to keep your own backyard chickens?  Come get a rundown of popular breeds, coop design, feeding and care,... Learn more
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Founded Jun 3, 2009

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