Fulfill Your New Year's Resolutions with Kits & Classes

Posted on Thursday, February 05, 2015 | By Nicole Easterday |

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 a class for you. Check out our schedule and reserve your spot now--these classes will fill up quickly!

Duck Prosciutto


Homemade duck breast prosciutto, pancetta, and bacon? Yes, please! Learn the basics of meat curing from Punk Domestics' very own Sean Timberlake. He'll even show how to fashion a homemade smoker to use in your oven!

March 8, 1-3 pm


Fermenting 101: Lactofermentation & The Microbiome

Learn how to easily and safely ferment almost any vegetable and how these live culture foods can benefit your microbiome. There will be plenty of things to taste and experience during class and we'll send you home with your own jar of 'homework' to ferment to perfection.

Feb 28, 1-3 pm

Pouring Milk

Family Cheesemaking

A mozzarella-making class designed for families. Learn to make and stretch delicious mozzarella with your kids or favorite young person. Fun and kid-friendly!

Feb 22, 1:30-4 pm


Homebrew Class

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.

March 22, 1-4pm 

MM Farmcurious Blue 1. 250

Grow Your Own Blue Cheese

Do you love stinky, moldy, aged blue cheeses? Why not learn how to make your own? The amazing SF Milk Maid will teach you how in this great class. This class will be a whirlwind of an introduction to home cheesemaking or a great next step for those who feel confident with basic homemade cheeses (no experience is necessary though).

Apr 12, 1-3 pm

Mozzarella Burrata

Three Cheeses in Three Hours with Wine

We also have new March dates available for our Three Cheeses In Three Hours class. You'll learn to make mozzarella, chevre, and burrata while sipping some delicious wine--makes a perfect date night!

March 13, 7-10pm

March 15, 11am-2pm

March 20, 2015 7-10pm


Kits To Get You Started

Do you live too far away to take one of our great classes? Did you take a class but now that you're home, can't remember what tools and equipment you need? We've put together some kits to help you get started on your next urban homesteading project. Whatever it is you want to embark on, from making cheese to gardening with your kids to preserving your backyard harvest, we've got a kit to get you going!

Ultimate Fermenting Set better

Ultimate Fermenting Kit

Fermenting is the hot food trend now, and considering how easy it is to do and how delicious and healthy the results, we can understand why! This kit includes our FARMcurious Fermenting Set, handmade fermenting weights, and a great book that explains the how-to of fermentation and gives you some great recipes too.

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Kids' Gardening Kit

The garden is a great place to learn, play, and get dirty! Start planning some great outdoor projects with your kids--this kit includes an Aerogrow bag for easy planting, a

Plant Nanny watering system, a fun ceramic toadstool, a packet of Seedles wildflower seed bombs, and a book with lots of ideas for getting kids into the garden.

4in1 cheese kit

4-In-1 Cheesemaking Kit

Make homemade mozzarella, ricotta, paneer, and burrata all with this one kit. You'll get all the tools you need, plus instructions, and an option to add the book One-Hour Cheesemaking. Just add milk!


That's not at all!


Now's the time! Let's make 2015 the year of the urban homesteader!