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Tiny House Academy

Gain the confidence to design and get started building your own ecological tiny house — wherever you are, on wheels or on a foundation. This in-depth ... lecture series covers the basics and beyond, including natural building option.

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Online Gardening School

Are you ready to grow some serious food? This online video course will give you the skills and tools you need to be able to grow a garden for yourself,... from the ground up. Lifetime access, live mentorship.

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10 Spring Wild Foods That You Can Find Almost Anywhere

10 Spring Wild Foods That You Can Find Almost Anywhere

Do you want to be able to feed yourself from the wild? Discover delicacies growing right outside your door. Your guide through this course is seasoned ... Wild Abundance instructor Luke Cannon. He’s been foraging wild foods for over two decades! More than a botanist, Luke is a long-time pursuer and teacher of the magic and medicine of plants.

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Online Hide Tanning Class

Learn from expert brain-tanners the process of transforming deer hide into soft, supple, beautiful buckskin, suitable for fabulously comfortable clothing and accessories. Leave the class with your very own finished hide tanned in the traditional and completely natural way.

Do you want to increase your personal self sufficiency and the resilience of your community? 

In this modern age of climate change, dysfunctional food systems, and political bickering, knowing how to care for ourselves is more important than ever. As a result, we’ve created a collection of online classes to help you gain practical skills for growing food, living off the land, and thriving through tough times…from anywhere!

Now is the time to learn how to do, grow, and make things for yourself to help forge the path toward a sustainable future.

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Join us for any of these online class for self sufficiency and get detailed, video instruction from our experienced and charismatic instructors. Each class goes in-depth into a subject or skill that we think is essential for a more connected and sustainable lifestyle. Included in your purchase are course video(s), plus written material and access to a private Facebook group where you can ask questions and connect with our community of students and teachers.

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Why online classes for self sufficiency?

For the past two decades, we’ve been learning, experimenting with, and practicing the necessary skills for shifting away from dependence on global industrial systems. And we’ve been offering in-person classes for over ten years. Now, we want share our knowledge and passion with even more people who want to move toward self sufficiency, regardless of where they happen to live.

Not all of you can, or want to travel here to learn with us, especially in times like these. Yet, you deserve access to experienced guidance and top-notch information!

Online courses are a way for students to “take us home with you.” This means that we’ll be there to guide and support you as you work on developing your skill set and practical know-how right where you’re at. Indeed, the course materials are yours to keep, and you can refer to them again and again as you hone your skills.

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