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Urban Farming & Homesteading Classes at Wild Willow Farm

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Wild Willow Holiday Party

Wild Willow Farm Holiday Party

Saturday, December 9, 1pm to 7pm

We want to say thank you for helping us grow and supporting our vision. To show our gratitude, we are throwing a party in your honor!

More info and RSVP

Activities & Timeline

10am to 1pm optional farm volunteering
1 to 3pm Masa and tamale making with Dani
3pm to 5pm Potluck with Mel's famous brick oven pizzas with farm-fresh ingredients!
4pm Sage smudge-stick-making demo with Marya
4:30pm till the wood runs out BONFIRE!
Seed exchange facilitated by SD Seed Library (bring your seeds)
Barn Sale (planting pots, shelves, tools, chicken waters, old coops, materials, and more!) 

FREE for all farm alumni, board members, friends of the farm, CSA members, and VGSD gardeners.

Public welcome with $10 suggested donation.

Farm School

Farming 101
Introduction to Small-scale
Regenerative Farming

Six-week Course, two days/week
ield Labs Saturdays 9am to 4pm at Wild Willow Farm
Classes Wednesdays 7pm to 9pm in central San Diego

2018 Course Dates

Winter 2018 Jan. 6 to Feb. 17
Spring 2018 Mar. 17 to April 28
Fall 2018 Sep. 29 to Nov. 10

Tuition: $700 (includes $100 enrollment fee. Early enrollment discount available.)

Learn more.

Wild Willow Farm's Farming 101: Introduction to Small-scale Regenerative Farming course offers students an introduction to techniques and strategies for small farming or agricultural advocacy, or to simply grow more of their own food.

Small Farm Direct Marketing and Food Safety Workshops

2-Day Workshop
January 18 & 19, 2018
at Wild Willow Farm & Education Center

Join us for this low-cost, 2-day workshop sponsored by the USDA, FamilyFarmed, and Wild Willow Farm & Education Center. Lunch and snacks are included for both days. Participating farmers will receive FREE Food Safety and Direct Market Success Manuals. These valuable tools include action plans, food safety plan templates to help farmers create on-farm food safety plans and guides to selling in direct market venues such as farmers markets, CSAs and farm stands. (there are a limited number of Direct Market Manuals for farmers unable to attend the training).

Cost for both: $25

Click here for more information or to enroll.

Day 1: Food Safety
Thurs., Jan 18, 8:30am to 5pm

Day 2: Growing Success for Direct Market Farms
Friday, Jan 19, 8:30am to 5pm

This material/event is funded in partnership by USDA, Risk Management Agency, under award number RM17RMEPP522C021


Classes for the urban farmer, backyard gardener, homesteader, and anyone who grows or eats food.

You eat food every day. Why not grow and eat the best?

Wild Willow Farm has classes that teach techniques and strategies for making most of your organic garden, expand your knowledge of food and how to grow and prepare it, or to find effective ways to provide healthy, delicious food for your family.

Classes are open to the general public.

Class Calendar

More classes being scheduled. Check back often!