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homesteading course in maine

Posted: February 25 2013

Spring Semester course at Stone Soup Insitute in Harpswell Maine.
Stone Soup Institute is offering a spring semester to four students who are curious and adventuresome enough to explore the learning opportunities on a small homestead in coastal Maine. The major focus of this semester will be farming and farm construction.  Coursework will include:

  • Use and care of draft horses
  • Bed prep and spring planting
  • Selection and care of piglets and chicks
  • Introduction to greenhouse and cold frame construction
  • Wild Harvesting
  • Wine Making

Spring Semester: April 5, 2013 – June 30, 2013
Full listing: http://stone-soup-institute.org/springsemester.html
A video intro to the school-> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8rwURmzBf8

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