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.


Recipe: A Near Perfect Bacon Alternative With Only 3 Ingredients

I could say that this post is especially for all the vegetarians out there, but let’s be real – this one is for everyone because it’s about bacon. For most meat eaters, there is no substitute for the texture of the real thing. But I’m here to tell you that we may have found an… more

August 24th, 2015 | No Comments | Tags: , ,

Our new favorite Mason jar lid!

  It’s no secret: we love Mason jars. We use them for just about everything, from canning and fermenting the spoils of our garden, to doubling as cups and tupperware. We love how sturdy and versatile they are, but there are a few things about Mason jars that can be more than annoying. Have you… more

August 19th, 2015 | No Comments

Welcome Alycia to the FARMcurious team!

We are excited to announce the addition of a new member of our team, Alycia Lang, who brings a love of food and farms along with an artistic eye and design sense. Alycia’s interest in farms and gardens began with her upbringing on her Northern California family ranch where she learned to appreciate nature’s bounty… more

August 12th, 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, September 13, 2015 10am-12pm


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 in Oakland, CA.

* Fri Oct 2, 2015 6-9pm

* Sun Oct 4, 2015 11am-2pm

* Fri Oct 16, 2015 6-9pm

More October and November dates below!

Crafting Brie & Camembert 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!

* Saturday, October 10, 2015 11am-1:30pm (LAST CLASS!)

October 10th will be our last brie class for the foreseeable future so sign up now!

Home Charcuterie Workshop

Duck Prosciutto

Learn how you can make your own duck breast prosciutto, pancetta and bacon easily at home.

*Sunday, December 6th 11am-1:30pm