Farmview Schoolhouse: Learn, Grow, Flourish in 2017
Class is in Session!
Do you have an interest in learning how to make beautiful arrangements for your home? Or maybe you’ve always yearned to make your own sausage. Perhaps you’ve secretly harbored a wish to learn to knit or quilt or add healthy recipes to your family favorites.
Whatever that desired new skill or educational dream might be, Farmview Schoolhouse is interested in helping you learn, grow and flourish in 2017!
Farmview Schoolhouse is the newest feature of Farmview Market, which is a farm-to-family operation that focuses on selling locally grown products and generating value for local and regional farmers and Georgia Grown products.
Educational offerings at the Schoolhouse include classes in wellness, nutrition, hobby farming, homesteading, cooking, gardening, food growing, harvesting, canning, and preserving.
Classes began Fall 2016, where our students gained experience in areas, such as, creating simple, delicious low-fat, no-salt meals from locally sourced products, as well as gained an insider’s view into the Farmview Grist Mill, which is used to mill grits and cornmeal with heirloom corn on site, and more.
In December, Farmview Schoolhouse hosted “Make it Beautiful: A Holiday Make & Take Arrangement Workshop.” Local artist Jill Connolly led participants through the process of making their very own holiday table arrangement, and everyone left with a beautiful display of seasonal and local greenery for adding a festive, elegant touch to their home.
January and February are filling up with classes like learning to prune your trees and shrubs, eating for health, a DIY foaming soap-making class, sausage-making and raised bed gardening.
We also have monthly lecture series and lunch & learn sessions in the works, and new classes are being added regularly. Now we need YOU!
If you are interested in taking classes at Farmview Schoolhouse and have ideas for classes you’d like to take, or if you have something you’d like to teach, Education Coordinator Angelina Bellebuono wants to hear from you! Email her at firstname.lastname@example.org today to start the conversation.
If you want to stay up to date on class offerings, be sure to visit us at FarmviewMarket.com/Classes where you can register for classes and sign up for our Schoolhouse newsletter.
Stay involved with this exciting, growing opportunity to cultivate yourself with Farmview Schoolhouse. We look forward to meeting you.
Upcoming Schoolhouse classes include:
- Shape it Up: How to Prune Properly (2 sessions): Jan 14/Jan 28
- DIY Healthy Living: Make and Take Foaming Hand Soap: Jan 17
- Sausage-Making in the Farmview Butchery with Glen Wellman: Jan 18
- Simply Healthy: Eating for a Balanced Life (complete with Market tour): Jan 19
- Make & Take Bouquet Workshop (in conjunction w/ Valentine's Day Dinner): Feb 14
- Raised Bed Gardening: Feb 18
- Beekeeping: Mar 4
- Holistic Healing Options for Arthritis: Mar 10
- An Introduction to Homesteading: Mar11
Visit FarmviewMarket.com/Classes for all class details!