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.


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

gift Erika G

Give the Gift of Self-Reliance

Every year as the holidays roll around, many of us are faced with the same dilemma: do we keep buying our loved ones things they might not need and that may end up sitting around and cluttering their house?  We want to show our friends and family we care about them, but we also want… more

December 18th, 2014 | No Comments

Meat + Salt + Time = Delicious (Curing Workshop)

Duck Prosciutto

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

* Sun, March 8, 2015 1-3pm

Grow Your Own Blue Cheese

MM Farmcurious Blue 1. 250

FARMcurious brings the spectacular San Francisco Milk Maid to show us a whirlwind introduction to home cheesemaking with a focus on the style of blue cheeses.

  • Sunday, April 12, 2015 1-3pm

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

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.

* Mar 6 2015 7-10pm (sold out)

* Mar 13, 2015 7-10pm (1 spot left)

* Mar 15, 2015 11am-2pm (sold out)

* Mar 20, 2015 7-10pm (1 spot left)

*JUST ADDED! Mar 22, 2015 11am-2pm

April and May dates available. Select options below.