Autumn Curry Magic
Nov
18
11:00 AM11:00

Autumn Curry Magic

Just in time for the Autumn cozies, this hands-on cooking class will feature warm and hearty Indian curries. We’ll start the class with warm cups of traditional Indian masala chai and an introduction to the foundations of Indian cooking – spices, ingredient selection, cooking techniques, regional/cultural cuisine, and more. Then, we’ll head into the kitchen to prepare three curry dishes. More...

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Cheesemaking
Nov
10
to Nov 11

Cheesemaking

Learn to make three types of cheese and take home supplies so you can continue making cheese at home! Ann Hackett shares what she's learned through years of cheesemaking to help you develop the skills and confidence to make your own delicious cheese. More...

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Aug
18
to Oct 1

Submit Class Proposals for 2017-2018 Now

After taking a break for the summer, the Homer Folk School is now accepting instructor proposals for classes for our Fall 2017 and Winter and Summer 2018 sessions.

We are most interested on classes in traditional music, arts and crafts, homesteading and wild crafting practices, gardening and animal husbandry, construction with natural materials, wooden boat building, non-electronic navigation, orienteering and wilderness skills.

Our session dates are Fall 2017: October 22 - December 10; Winter 2018:  January 26 - April 15; Summer 2017:  June 1 - August 12.

To apply, please click here or go to Teach a Class in the Program menu and follow the instructions.

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Aug
18
to Oct 1

Call for Instructors - Be Part of the Team!

As we move out of a summer break and into a new teaching year, the Homer Folk School is reaching out to our community to be part of what it takes to make the folk school happen.  We are looking for committed people of good will and diverse skills to become board members, serve on program and marketing committees and to help administratively with our newsletter, grant writing, class preparations and promotion. IT skills are highly useful as are basic organizational skills. Please call us at 299-9117.

In less than a year the Homer Folk School has brought itself into being and offered over 40 classes! In every case students have said that their class has met or exceeded their expectations.  We have a lot to proud of an a lot to look forward to. Come join the fun

The Homer Folk School

 

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Apr
8
1:00 PM13:00

Advanced Beekeeping Techniques

Advanced Beekeeping Techniques
35.00

Date:  Saturday, February 24th
Time:  1PM - 3PM

Location: Homer Visitor Center/ Chamber of Commerce Conference Room

This class will expand on our Beginning Beekeeping and take a closer look into some of the more in depth aspects of managing a hive.  Students will learn about swarm behavior, bee yard and harvest efficiency, extracting and processing honey, as well as wintering over a hive.  Linda will also teach students about common troubleshooting such as how to control Varroa mite infestation and keep your bees happy and healthy!

Prerequisites:  Preferably one year experience with beekeeping or having taken Beginning Beekeeping.

Linda Gorman met a beekeeper in 2003 and he introduced her to bees and all their health benefits. Because her allergies got better by eating pollen and honey, she decided to keep a hive. She was mentored by two longtime beekeepers for a couple of years.  She read everything she could on keeping bees and talked to anyone she met that was a beekeeper. One summer she had 8 hives. She has mentored many keepers here in the Homer area over the past 5 years and is thrilled to share her knowledge with others.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Registration for this class means that you have read and accept Homer Folk School's policies on refunds, media releases and liability waivers.

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