to educate, inspire and equip the urban homesteader



Organic products and inspiration to help your edible landscape bloom.



Kits, equipment and ingredients for lacto-fermentation plus brewing wine, beer, vinegar and more.



Join a small group of eager students and a knowledgeable instructor to pick up a new skill – learn cheesemaking, brewing, fermenting, keeping backyard chickens and more.



Unique tools and supplies for preserve the harvest through canning, drying, fermenting and other time-honored methods.



A collection of useful, whimsical and beautiful items to help you live a more sustainable, earth-friendly existence. Pick up supplies for your backyard beasts here as well.



Kits, ingredients, books and more to boost your cheesemaking addiction.

Best Goat Cheese Ever

Best Goat Cheese Ever

I’ve been teaching cheesemaking classes for several years now and I find time after time that the fresh handmade chevre (goat cheese) is the thing people can’t stop raving about. Not only is it adored by goat cheese lovers, it’s been known to win the hearts and minds of erstwhile goat cheese-haters in my classes…. more

March 5th, 2015 | No Comments


Earth Day Event: New Life for Old Stuff

  Homesteading Is About Creating Less Waste FARMcurious is a small company. We don’t have a huge warehouse and we often cart our small inventory of products around to various faires and events where we set up pop-up shops. As a result, boxes sometimes get dinged up or we’re left with items we used as displays or from… more

February 17th, 2015 | No Comments

Sean Timberlake

Fulfill Your New Year’s Resolutions with Kits & Classes

Resolve to Learn Urban Homesteading Skills In Our Classes No matter what your New Years resolutions were, we think 2015 is a great year to try your hand at learning some new food skills! Whether you want to learn the basics of cheesemaking, fermenting, and meat curing or take your skills to the next level, we’ve got… more

February 5th, 2015 | No Comments

Mushroom Cultivation Worskhop

"9z- Mushrooms" by Leslie Seaton is licensed under CC

Learn to grow three types of edible mushrooms, build your own mushroom farm on-site and take it home!

*Sunday, April 26, 2015 10am-12pm

Create Your Own Craft Brew Class

Home Brew

Homemade beer: from brewing to bottling. Finally a class for all you homebrewers and beer fanatics out there! Come learn all the steps required to make your favorite beverage–lots of samples provided, of course.

* Saturday, April 25, 2015 1-4pm

Three Cheeses in Three Hours with Wine

Three Cheeses in Three Hours

Learn to make three distinct types of cheese (mozzarella, chevre & burrata) while you sample wine in this fast-paced, hands-on workshop help in Oakland, CA.

*Apr 17, 2015 7-10pm

*Apr 19, 2015 11am-2pm

*Apr 24, 2015 7-10pm 

*May 8, 2015 7-10pm

More dates available, see options below


Sausage-Making Workshop

Home Sausage-Making Class with FARMcurious

Learn the basics of sausage-making with simple projects you can do right in your own home

* Sat, June 27, 2015 10:30am-1pm