we now have three different series of workshops to offer you.

our main series, little tree workshops, are our natural living and self-sufficiency workshops.

we also offer a series of little tree handmade crafting.

new this year is our little flower workshop series for kids ages 5 to 15.


 little tree workshops

summertime 2012 


all workshops are held at our house, located on about an acre in the near north valley.  to sign up for a workshop, add it to your cart in the section below.  if online payments aren't your thing, please use the "contact us" page to let us know and we can happily make other arrangements.  preregistration is required for all workshops.  your payment will be your registration.  you will receive a confirmation email at the address which you use to make payment, it will include date and time, along with a map.  you may preregister up to one hour before class time.


little flower oragami-style newspaper seedling pots workshop for kids

$ 12.00 USD

lets get our hands in the dirt, recycle some newspaper and start some seeds sprouts.  each child will go home with half a dozen seed pots with their choice of flower or vegetable seeds.

sunday, june 3rd, 2012.  noon-1pm.  $12.  preregistration required.  preregister up to 1 hour before class.  ages 5 and up (5 to 8 year olds must have an accompanying adult stay at no extra charge).

 

little flower seed bombs workshop for kids

$ 12.00 USD

in this kids workshop we will have a geat time getting muddy while making seed bombs.  what is a seed bomb, you ask?  a seed bomb is a little ball of earth and seeds which you can throw and grow wherever you like, a fun way to spread seeds and green all over albuquerque!  kids with go home with a dozen seed bombs to throw wherever they like.

sunday, june 10th, noon-1.30pm.  $12 includes all of your supplies.  open to kids age 5 and up.  (5 to 8 year olds must have an accompanying adult stay at no charge).  preregistration required.  preregistraion closes 1 hour before class.


 

chicken bootcamp

$ 10.00 USD

my favorite workshop, and my specialty!  learn everything you ever wanted to know about raising your own flock of chickens.  you'll be a pro afterwards!

sunday, june 17th, 2012.  9.30-11.30am.  $10.  preregistration required.  preregister up to 1 hour before class.

 

chicken butchering workshop. from farm to table.

$ 25.00 USD

opt out of the horrific factory farm loop.  learn how to grow your own dual-purpose chickens, harvest and butcher them for meat.  *we will go through the actual steps of butchering a chicken, so this workshop is not for the squeamish

sunday, june 17th, 2012, 11.30-1.30  $25.  preregistration required.  preregistration closes 1 hour before class.

 

 

build your own rainbarrel

$ 55.00 USD

 

thankfully, this is supposed to be a wetter-than-average rain season here in the southwest.  come join us to build your own 55 gallon rain barrel to collect all of that precious water for you garden.  your barrel can be used with either downspouts our canales.

sunday, june 17th, 2012.  10-noon.  $55 includes all of your supplies.  preregistration required.  preregistraion closes 24 hours before class.

 

 

overview of self sufficiency practices

$ 15.00 USD

get an overview of how to use your yard for self-sufficiency, no matter how big or how small.  we will see and discuss-  raising chickens, year-round gardening, vermiculture (raising worms for your garden), water harvesting and basic graywater use, basic food preservation and fermentation, building and using a simple root cellar, solar oven cooking and dehydrating and more.  

sunday june 24th, 2012.  noon to 2pm.  $15  preregistration required.  preregistration closes 1 hour before class.

 

 

build your own solar food dehydrator

$ 25.00 USD

 

snack on dried fruits and veggies while you make your own cardboard solar food dehydrator, and learn how to put it to good use.

 

 

july 8th, 10am-noon

$25, includes all your supplies.  preregistration required.  preregistration closes 24 hours before class.

 

 

basic fermentaion

$ 20.00 USD

work up your own yummy batch of fermented vegetables which will grow (literally) even more tasty after you take them home with you.  

july 8th, 2012 noon-2pm  $20 includes all your supplies.  preregistraon required.  preregistration closes 1 hour before class.

 

 

build your own worm bin

$ 30.00 USD

 

sorry, no snacking involved in this workshop, but you will go home with a really cool worm bin!  let the worms do the vermicomposting for you and you'll have your own worm castings and "worm tea" for your garden in no time!

sunday july 15th, 2012.  noon-1.30, $30 includes all of your supplies, and worms, too!  preregistraion required.  preregistration closes 24 hours before class.

 

 

make your own natural cleaning products

$ 15 USD

learn how to give up the chemical cleaners.  we will learn how to make and use all natural and affodable cleaning products for your home and body.  we will also cover natural pesticides and herbicides.

sunday april 23rd, 2012,                10-11.30am $15  preregistration required

 

sprouting 101

$ 20.00 USD

do you miss fresh food from your garden as the weather turns colder?  learn how to grow fresh food right in your own kitchen.  taste several varieties of fresh, organic, homegrown sprouts while starting a batch of your own.  learn how to use sprouts in healthy recipes.

november 6th, 10am-11.30

 $20, includes all your supplies -sprouting kit and organic starter seeds.  preregistration required

 

 

make your own lip balm and body butter

$ 22.00 USD

come join us for a workshop where we will make our own lip balm and lotion bar out of natural products.  scent them as you please!

 

little flower milk carton worm bin workshop for kids

$ 12.00 USD

worms are great for out gardens.  build your own worm bin which you can keep outside all summer.  feed them your kitchen scraps and they will make great soil for you garden.  

sunday july 15th, 2012.  $12 includes all supplies.  preregistraion required.  preregister up to 1 hour before class.  ages 5 and up (5 to 8 year olds must have accompanying adult at no extra charge). 

 
 
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