#workshops

All About Legumes: Peas, Beans and Other Nitrogen Fixers


  • June 20, 2020
    1:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Legumes are some of the most important and fascinating plants that we work with in the farm and garden. Through symbiosis, these plants and their microbial allies convert atmospheric nitrogen to a form of nitrogen usable by all plants. As such, legumes are perfect additions to any crop rotation, as they not only feed us, (more…)

Homestead Water Filtration


  • April 7, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

In 2015 the World Health Organization estimated that of the 2.1 billion people that do not have safe water at home, 159 million people still primarily drink water from surface sources such as streams and lakes. Access to clean drinking water amidst a changing climate is increasingly becoming one of our biggest social and political (more…)

All About Batteries


  • February 11, 2020
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This workshop has been cancelled. Stay tuned for blog posts and future events on this topic! We apologize for any inconvenience!    This workshop will shed light on the often perplexing world of batteries and energy storage in devices we use every day: cell phones, cordless tools, laptops, and more. Richard Freudenberger, Living Web Farms’ (more…)

Low Voltage Controls: Part 1

  Last weekend I had the privilege of leading Living Web’s first workshop for 2018.  Tech workshops tend to work best in the winter, before the growing season kicks in. Cold weather and a stiff wind kept us in the classroom and bundled up tight for a brief tour of some of the low voltage […]

What’s in a Workshop? The Value of On-Farm Education

by Meredith Leigh, Living Web Farms Education Director & Livestock Co-Manager At Living Web Farms, we focus on growing food for underserved people, while also building and demonstrating systems for resilient living. Our farm not only produces food, but also seeks to model systems for sustainable food production, alternative energy, animal husbandry, natural medicine and […]