VIRTUAL LEARNING

Learn something new with online videos, resources, how-to guides, and field trips to spark your imagination. Check this page regularly to access new information as its posted. If you’re interested in receiving periodic updates by email, please send a message to: education@21acres.org. Of course, if you have feedback to share that is most welcome.

 

 

Growing Food
  • Garden Beds from Yard Waste Emily is a rockstar in the garden with many creative AND easy ideas to share that you can do at home -- with or without the kids.
  • The Infinite Dibbler This tool is used to evenly-space rows and prepare beds for planting.
Growing Food (Continued)
  • Cover Crop Anthony Reyes shows us how cover crops gives us healthier soil.
  • Dispatch from the Farm -- Read Emily’s blog and find educational resources for learning from home
Youth Learning & Field Trips
  • In these Virtual Farm Field Trips, join us as we explore 21 Acres using science, story, and song. Each episode has a different theme–great for curious youth of all ages!
  • Watch Virtual Farm Field Trips now
Virtual Building Tour
  • Explore the 21 Acres LEED-Platinum building on this tour led by Barry Febos, Energy Manager & Educator.
  • Want to learn more? Join us on the 3rd Saturday each month for a live exploration of the 21 Acres LEED-Platinum building. Bring your questions! Register for free.
  • Watch the building tour
Inside the Apiary
  • Enjoy a window into beekeeping on the farm with Nan who manages 6 hives with the help of dedicated volunteers.
  • Watch Inside the Apiary and let us know what you think. More to come as the season goes on throughout the year.
  • Adding Supers to the Hive Join us as Nan and Krystal add supers to this successfully over-wintered hive for more honey production!
Inside the Apiary (Continued)
  • Top Bar Hives Check out this timelapse as Krystal and Nan tend to this top bar beehive!
  • Hive Inspection! We're looking for signs of a Queen and honey production today!
Rhianne celebrates Earth Month
  • Rhianne took over our 21 Acres’ Instagram Page throughout April to celebrate Earth Month. Her posts were engaging and highly informative — providing education in a virtual world. They were so interesting we captured them here so we could enjoy them throughout the year.
Basics of Homesteading with Hawthorn Farm
Basics of Homesteading with Hawthorn Farm (Continued)
  • Tools for Tree Care and Harvest Care for your trees and harvest plentifully in this video recorded August 8.
  • Tomatoes in the Kitchen! Learn how to can, dry, and preserve your tomatoes in this live recording from September 12.
  • Making Sauerkraut Fermenting cabbage at home is one of the most economical ways to get probiotics and vitamins--and easier than taking care of a houseplant.
Plant Medicine 101 with Journey Home Healing
Plant Medicine 101 Continued
Yoga with Sabrina
Virtual Farm Tour
  • Join us on the last Saturday of the month for a virtual farm tour and see how the farm changes throughout the seasons. Look at the Fun Things to Do page to register for free.