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.


We have a gift for that!

The definitive gift guide for the curious person who has everything. We’ve considered our own loved-ones and put together some unique ideas to surprise and delight people from all walks of life. In line with our mission of connecting people with their food, we offer fun DIY classes and products to go with them. Give a gift that inspires… more

November 27th, 2014 | No Comments

Electron Micrograph photo by NIAID on Flickr Creative Commons

Bacteria all around us

Last week we sat in on a discussion hosted by CUESA and Kitchen Table Talks (a joint project of 18 Reasons and Civil Eats) about the unseen and largely unknown world of bacteria, a subject near and dear to FARMcurious. Moderator Dr. Daphne Miller, family physician and author of Farmacology and The Jungle Effect, kicked… more

November 24th, 2014 | No Comments


Reduce waste, feed the hungry. FARMcurious and Food Shift.

You have a plum tree in your front yard and can only eat so many. The extra ripe unpicked fruit is falling to the ground. What do you do? One answer is to preserve it. As you know, we at FARMcurious are big fans of all the kitchen traditions that let you enjoy foods well… more

November 18th, 2014 | No Comments

FARMcurious Gift Certificates


When you need something that’s “Just the right size”.

Family Cheesemaking Class

Family Cheesemaking

A mozzarella-making class designed especially for families.

FARMcurious Holiday Party

FARMcurious Holiday Party

The FARMcurious Holiday Party has become a tradition and we’re looking forward to celebrating with our valued customers and partners. We’re proud to announce that all proceeds from raffle and ticket sales will go to Food Shift.

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.

* Dec 5, 2014 7-10pm (Oakland)

* Dec 7, 2014 11am-2pm (SOLD OUT)

* Jan 9, 2015 7-10pm (Oakland)

* Jan 23, 2015 7-10pm (Oakland)

* Feb 2015 dates also available – select options below to view