Vermicomposting: Wonderful Worms!  SOLD OUT
Apr
30
1:00 pm13:00

Vermicomposting: Wonderful Worms! SOLD OUT

Learn how to turn your food and yard waste into black gold to improve your gardens – the secret is worm composting! Backyard composting can be frustrating in Colorado; a small worm bin is often the easiest and best solution in many situations. We will also cover other forms of backyard composting, as well as talk about the many personal and global benefits of composting, for inspiration. Join us!


Spring Gardening Intensive
Apr
8
Apr 9

Spring Gardening Intensive

  • The Lyons Farmette

This workshop has it all! Learn everything from starting seeds to composting to building raised beds. This 2-day gardening intensive will give you the tools you need to create your own backyard harvest!

Backyard Chicken Keeping
Feb
18
3:00 pm15:00

Backyard Chicken Keeping

  • The Lyons Farmette

Come learn about the benefits and fun of keeping backyard chickens, buying and caring for day-old chicks, managing hens, collecting eggs (and the truth about roosters!) from a keeper of hens and chicks in her own backyard.

Intro to Beekeeping
Sep
29
5:30 pm17:30

Intro to Beekeeping

  • The Lyons Farmette

Everything you need to know for your first season of beekeeping. Join us for this fascinating course on fascinating creatures!

Ink & Stem: Design a Succulent Centerpiece
Aug
25
6:00 pm18:00

Ink & Stem: Design a Succulent Centerpiece

  • The Lyons Farmette

Come savor a summer evening on the farm! We will play with gorgeous fresh succulents and take some time to write and reflect. We will use fun, open-ended writing and art to awaken and explore our creative soul. Attendees will design a 6-inch pot with unique succulents to take home and enjoy.

Fermentation with Ozuké
May
14
2:00 pm14:00

Fermentation with Ozuké

  • The Lyons Farmette

Learn from the masters of delicious fermented veggies, Mara & Willow King of Ozuké, how to reap the rewards of kitchen-counter fermentation. Be good to your gut!

SOLD OUT: Secrets of the Perfect Pie
May
8
5:30 pm17:30

SOLD OUT: Secrets of the Perfect Pie

  • The Lyons Farmette

There’s a reason the old saying is, “it’s as easy as pie.” It’s a trick to get people making more pie! In this workshop we will prove 'em right. And you will leave having successfully baked your very own pie.

Spring Gardening Intensive
Apr
2
Apr 3

Spring Gardening Intensive

  • The Lyons Farmette

You want to grow your own fruits and veggies, but you want to do it right. This intensive 2-day course will offer in-depth information and hands-on skill-building to make sure you have all your bases covered to grow a kick-butt smorgasbord, organically and in your back yard. 

Ecology Film Night - The Great Divide (FREE!)
Mar
18
7:00 pm19:00

Ecology Film Night - The Great Divide (FREE!)

  • The Lyons Farmette

Join us for an important film about Colorado's rivers with special guest speaker Bob Crifasi, author of A Land Made From Water.  Bob has 25 years of water management experience.Tens of millions of people, billions of dollars of agricultural production, and an enormous amount of economic activity depend on on rivers born in the mountains of Colorado.  In a time of mounting demand and limited supply, the need for all citizens to better understand and participate in decisions affecting this critical resource is paramount.

Preserve It! Canning Workshop
Oct
24
3:00 pm15:00

Preserve It! Canning Workshop

  • The Lyons Farmette

Learn how to safely and efficiently preserve the produce you’ve worked so hard to grow over the season, so you can enjoy it throughout the winter, give gifts to friends, or start your own business

Intro to Home Brewing
Oct
17
3:00 pm15:00

Intro to Home Brewing

  • The Lyons Farmette

Have you ever wanted to try brewing your own beer at home? You can! Join us for this fascinating workshop for first-time and experienced home brewers with Andrew Lowell of Lowell Brewing.

Wool Day
Oct
11
9:00 am09:00

Wool Day

  • Lyons Farmette

Wool Day at the Lyons Farmette ~ A local fiber day retreat.     Treat yourself to a day of spinning, knitting, dying, fiber animals and fun.

Basic Floral Design
Aug
4
5:00 pm17:00

Basic Floral Design

  • The Lyons Farmette

Choose and harvest your own flowers from our garden in this hands-on class with the Farmette's floral designer. 

Whole Chicken Deboning and Roast
May
17
9:00 am09:00

Whole Chicken Deboning and Roast

  • The Lyons Farmette

Join Veronica Volny and Alberto Sabbadini, founders of the Boulder Butchery Guild and Meadow Lark Farm Dinners, for this hands-on course. This class teaches a wonderful skill: how to de-bone a whole chicken. After removing all the bones with minimal disruption to the skin and meat, an elegant and easy-to-cook roast is in reach—perfect for the stove-top, oven, or grill.