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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.

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FARMcurious Brings Home Fermenting to The Masses with Kickstarter Project

FARMcurious Brings Home Fermenting to The Masses with Kickstarter Project Oakland-based food startup simplifies the fermentation process for urban homesteaders Oakland, CA – April 16, 2014 — FARMcurious, an Oakland-based company, announced today the launch of a Kickstarter project bringing home fermenting to a larger market through innovative design and delicious new recipe collections. The… more

April 16th, 2014 | No Comments | Tags: , , ,

Baby Lifehack Sippy

Green Baby Life Hack

Sometimes it seems like parenting in today’s world is so much more complicated than it was for our parents. Breast or formula? How do I choose a pump? What type of bottle? Is BPA-free enough or do I need to be plastic free? What is silicone anyway? My mom didn’t worry about any of this… more

January 13th, 2014 | 1 Comment


Thankful Thursday Giveaway Week 3

Congratulations to last week’s winner, Sofia from right here in the Bay Area. She won this signed copy of Can It, Bottle It, Smoke It by Bay Area food maven Karen Solomon from the FARMcurious store! You still have three more weeks to win so remember to re-enter every week by adding at least four more products… more

November 27th, 2013 | 12 Comments

Fermentation Lesson, Swap and Book-Signing with Kate Payne of The Hip Girl’s Guide Books


Learn the basics of lacto-fermentation (brining) as a form of food preservation, bring fermented food to swap and meet accomplished author and DIY maven Kate Payne (author of Hip Girls Guides) at this super affordable event.

June 26, 2014 7-9pm

Learn Simple Summer Cheeses: Fresh Ricotta & Grillable Halloumi

grilled halloumi

Learn Simple Summer Cheeses: Grillable Halloumi and Fresh Ricotta, two cheeses sure to make a summer party sing!

June 28, 2014 1-3:30pm (SF)

Three Cheeses in Three Hours

Three Cheeses in Three Hours

Learn to make three distinct types of cheese (mozzarella, chevre & ricotta) then enjoy a wine pairing in this fast-paced, hands-on workshop.

* March 30, 2014 11am-2pm SOLD OUT

* April 4, 2014 7-10pm (Oakland)

* April 6, 2014 1-4pm (Oakland)

* May 10, 2014 11am-2pm (Oakland)

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Create Bloomy-Rinded Cheeses at Home

Bloomy Options by the MilkMaid

FARMcurious brings the spectacular San Francisco Milk Maid back to show us a whirlwind introduction to home cheesemaking with a focus on bloomy-rinded cheese. So easy, so decadent!

  • April 26, 2014 2-5pm (SF)