"Homesteading" is the act of making things from scratch. This includes a wide range of fun activities like gardening, preserving food, making home brews, raising chickens and bees, and making homemade beauty and cleaning products.

"Homesteaders" want to know where their food comes from and what is in their products. Making things from scratch is the best way to educate yourself and save some money in the process!

Join us for DIY classes and to meet other urban homesteaders in your community. Please share your unique skills by offering to host a meetup or suggesting people who would be interested.

This meetup group is hosted by Trish, who inherited it from its previous organizer.  All are welcome to announce meetups.  If you would like to announce regular meetups, please email Trish.

 

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Recent Meetups

  • February 6 · 6:30 PM

    Group Sew

    2 Homesteaders

    Please check your meetup s for cancellation. 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month. 6:30 - 9:00. Come when you can, suggested donation $5. for space and equipment. We have... Learn more
  • February 3 · 4:00 PM

    Fiber Demo

    2 Homesteaders

    Friend Kathi is planning on joining us. If she DOES, we'll get a nice drop spindling demo/lesson. If she doesn't, we've got some wool to card with the drum carder and... Learn more
  • January 8 · 6:30 PM

    Group Sew and Thermofax Demo

    3 Homesteaders

    This meetup is tentatively re-scheduled for November 8th (Thursday) due to a space conflict. As we go into the cooler months, there's less likelihood that cancellations... Learn more
  • December 12, 2014 · 6:00 PM

    Group Sew

    4 Homesteaders

    $5. donation to help cover the cost of equipment and space. Just a get together for those who like to sew. I'm working on stuffies for Christmas... and will be happy to... Learn more
  • December 6, 2014 · 1:00 PM

    The Ecology Center Presents: Homemade Holiday Gifts

    2 Homesteaders

    The holidays are almost here (yikes!) and this year we're getting crafty. Join us for this workshop as we inspire your creativity with some handmade eco-holiday gifts.... Learn more
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