Homestead Arts: Sauerkraut & Kombucha

Homestead Arts: Sauerkraut & Kombucha

Learn fermentation basics as we turn a head (or several) of cabbage into sauerkraut and take home a pint to ferment and enjoy. A special modified technique lets you ferment directly in the jar. We will also make a batch of kombucha and there will be kombucha SCOBY to...

Homestead Arts: Soap Making Class

Soap Making with Kevin PrierThe techniques have been refined, but the chemistry of making soap has been the same for thousands of years. Learn the basics of making bar soap from scratch. We will discuss the chemistry of saponification, properties of different base...
Homestead Arts: Felted Placemats May 2018

Homestead Arts: Felted Placemats May 2018

Come make your own unique placemat using felting techniques! It’s easy, all it takes is soap and water and the colored wool rovings- a little agitation and presto! You have your very own felted creation. These fun placemats can be used around the house under a...

Oregon Trail Talk & Tea March 2018

Oregon Trail Talk & Tea Experience our Letters From the Trail Presentation and Curriculum For home schoolers, at the SMJ House, in Eugene Oregon on Sunday March 18th Event is FULL, Please catch us next year. Meet Mrs. Annabelle Smith, an emigrant on the Oregon...
Girl Scouts Day: Home on the Prairie March 2018

Girl Scouts Day: Home on the Prairie March 2018

Go back in time and live like an Oregon settler in 1850 at our pioneer education center. The family farm includes a pond, chickens, garden, one-room schoolhouse, and a pioneer “homestead”. We can provide pioneer clothing like bonnets and aprons or you can...