Learn about the best tools for gardening--and how to keep them clean and sharp!
From pruning shears to log splitters, learn how to choose and sharpen tools for dealing (safely!) with trees.
From dehydrating to canning, learn how to read a tomato.
Fermenting cabbage at home is one of the most economical ways to get probiotics and vitamins--and it’s easier than taking care of a houseplant
Here are the secrets to simple and beautiful broths. You’ll never look at a chicken foot the same way again.
Come see how simple it is to tap the generous trees around us and taste the sweetness!
It all comes back to the soil.
Backyard chickens are a homesteading staple. But how do we make them work for us--and can you raise animals other than chickens?
Come learn an experienced homesteader’s tips for starting plants.
Cute and fuzzy? Check.
Learn nature observation tips to connect to what’s actually happening out there! No matter how big or small, your garden is part of a wild, interconnected world.
Drying is an ancient and space-saving food storage technology. Learn how to preserve the taste of summer all year round.
Prune with confidence! Certified arborist Tom Quigley will lead a hands-on, 90-minute pruning demonstration and workshop on the 21 Acres
Dive below the surface to help your garden rest well all winter, and re-emerge refreshed in the spring.
Meet the sprawling family of winter and summer squash, and put them to good use in the kitchen.
With some basic equipment and the right trees, you can drink sap and make syrup.
Join us for a Green Building Energy Tour at 21 Acres, held every third Saturday of the month at 11:00
Join us for a Green Building Energy Tour at 21 Acres, held every third Saturday of the month. Get a
Tour Blue Glass Farm, learn to harvest lovely in-season blooms, and gather with fellow flower lovers to create some beautiful farm fresh centerpieces.
Farm Market: Wed - Fri 11am - 6pm | Sat 10am - 4pm
Education Center: Wed - Fri 9am - 4pm | Sat 10am - 4pm
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The 21 Acres Center for Local Food & Sustainable living is a global leader in sustainable & regenerative practices, serving as a living laboratory & learning center for conscious consumers who want to learn new, more sustainable ways of living.
Welcome to 21 Acres!
The farm is wet but still beautiful! Come shop the Farm Market, and take a walk around campus to see what this season looks like on an Organic farm. Our regular hours are below, but please note that campus will be closed for an end-of-the-year hiatus, December 24-January 2.
Education Center year-round hours:
Farm Market year-round hours: