Adult Courses

We at Living Earth love connecting folks with this amazing beautiful earth.  We are at a threshold of existence on our planet and its time to live connected and in balance with all of nature, the people and all inhabitants, including our self.  We offer courses for adults with a wide array of focuses, from half day classes, to weekend campouts, to our 9 month, once a weekend programs.  Please join us!

2020 Adult Nature Programs:

Sep 21 2019 – May 2 2020 all-day Ages: 18+
One weekend per month Sept 2020 – May 2021 Dates for 2020-2021 are up! Registration opens in June … we have had a wait list for the past two years, so don’t delay. Tuition assistance options below. Relationship Resourcefulness Re-Wilding and Re-Inspiring In this world of technology and choice, we find ourselves busier than ever.[...]
Mar 21 @ 9:00 am – Mar 22 @ 5:00 pm ages 15 - 100
The living Earth School invites you to our basecamp for a weekend of crafting and honing your earth skills. This will be a wonderful weekend with opportunities to create and fabricate with master craftsman Peter Yencken.
May 23 – May 25 all-day Ages 18+
Healing Self and Culture through Rites of Passage Due to COVID-19, this program sadly will not happen in 2020. Mark your calendars for Memorial Day Weekend 2022! **Note that Moon Tribe for Women is offered in 2022 (even years). Moon Tribe for Girls is offered in 2019 and 2021 (odd years).** Honor Your Womanhood Honor[...]
Aug 21 @ 3:30 pm – Aug 23 @ 5:00 pm ages 18+
We feel that women need time in the woods with other women. Do you feel this, too? Whether you are an experienced backcountry guru or a wide-eyed curious doe, we welcome you to join us on a 16 mile backpacking trip! This trip can serve as an introduction and/or practice in how to pack, prepare,[...]

2020 Family Nature Programs

Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm – Jun 28 @ 3:00 pm Ages 8+ with accompanying adult
CANCELLED due to COVID-19 This Weekend Camp is designed for families.  Have you dreamed of making and shooting your own handmade bow and arrow, let alone making one with your child? What a gift to be able to do this together and to cultivate this shared skill as a family.  This is for real and[...]
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 9 @ 3:00 pm Ages 8+ with accompanying adult
Enjoy family time while you learn earth skills. Come get your hands in gear making your own stainless steel knife with sheath, or leather bags.  Yes, you can do it all and you can use bags that you’ve made your self, or a beautiful hand crafted knife. This is for real and this is your chance[...]

2019 Adult Nature Programs:

Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Adults 16+ (with exceptions)
This class will open up the world of local wild foods that grow right within your own yard and near by.  It is amazing~there is tasty wild food growing right outside your door!  Its really quite simple and our expert guide will give you everything you need to know to take the mystery out of wild[...]
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Adults 16+ (with exceptions)
This class will open up the world of local wild foods that grow right within your own yard and near by.  It is amazing~there is tasty wild food growing right outside your door!  Its really quite simple and our expert guide will give you everything you need to know to take the mystery out of wild[...]
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Adults & Mature Teens
Come experience the mysteries of edible, medicinal, and fantastic fungi with Charlie Aller, aka Charliceps. A grower and forager, Charliceps has been studying and loving fungi for the last five years, and the passion is real. Prepare to share it! The Queendom Fungi is ever-present but often out of sight– and its wonders and gifts[...]
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Adults & Mature Teens
Come experience the mysteries of edible, medicinal, and fantastic fungi with Charlie Aller, aka Charliceps. A grower and forager, Charliceps has been studying and loving fungi for the last five years, and the passion is real. Prepare to share it! The Queendom Fungi is ever-present but often out of sight– and its wonders and gifts[...]
Sep 21 2019 – May 2 2020 all-day Ages: 18+
One weekend per month Sept 2020 – May 2021 Dates for 2020-2021 are up! Registration opens in June … we have had a wait list for the past two years, so don’t delay. Tuition assistance options below. Relationship Resourcefulness Re-Wilding and Re-Inspiring In this world of technology and choice, we find ourselves busier than ever.[...]
Mar 21 @ 9:00 am – Mar 22 @ 5:00 pm ages 15 - 100
The living Earth School invites you to our basecamp for a weekend of crafting and honing your earth skills. This will be a wonderful weekend with opportunities to create and fabricate with master craftsman Peter Yencken.
May 23 – May 25 all-day Ages 18+
Healing Self and Culture through Rites of Passage Due to COVID-19, this program sadly will not happen in 2020. Mark your calendars for Memorial Day Weekend 2022! **Note that Moon Tribe for Women is offered in 2022 (even years). Moon Tribe for Girls is offered in 2019 and 2021 (odd years).** Honor Your Womanhood Honor[...]
Aug 21 @ 3:30 pm – Aug 23 @ 5:00 pm ages 18+
We feel that women need time in the woods with other women. Do you feel this, too? Whether you are an experienced backcountry guru or a wide-eyed curious doe, we welcome you to join us on a 16 mile backpacking trip! This trip can serve as an introduction and/or practice in how to pack, prepare,[...]

2019 Family Nature Programs

Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm – Jun 28 @ 3:00 pm Ages 8+ with accompanying adult
CANCELLED due to COVID-19 This Weekend Camp is designed for families.  Have you dreamed of making and shooting your own handmade bow and arrow, let alone making one with your child? What a gift to be able to do this together and to cultivate this shared skill as a family.  This is for real and[...]
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 9 @ 3:00 pm Ages 8+ with accompanying adult
Enjoy family time while you learn earth skills. Come get your hands in gear making your own stainless steel knife with sheath, or leather bags.  Yes, you can do it all and you can use bags that you’ve made your self, or a beautiful hand crafted knife. This is for real and this is your chance[...]

2018 Adult Nature Programs:

Apr 13 – Apr 14 all-day Ages: 18+
Coyote Mentoring workshop (hosted by Blue Mountain School- taught by Living Earth School)  Hub and Kate Knott and other staff of Living Earth School in Afton, VA will be visiting Floyd to facilitate a Coyote Mentoring workshop on Friday, April 13th and Saturday, April 14th. The workshop will take place at Anahata Education Center in[...]
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Adults (with exceptions)
This class will open up the world of local wild foods that grow right within your own yard and near by.  It is amazing~there is tasty wild food growing right outside your door!  Its really quite simple and our expert guide will give you everything you need to know to take the mystery out of wild[...]
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Adults (with exceptions)
This class will open up the world of local wild foods that grow right within your own yard and near by.  It is amazing~there is tasty wild food growing right outside your door!  Its really quite simple and our expert guide will give you everything you need to know to take the mystery out of wild[...]
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Adults & Mature Teens
Come experience the mysteries of edible, medicinal, and fantastic fungi with Charlie Aller, aka Charliceps. A grower and forager, Charliceps has been studying and loving fungi for the last five years, and the passion is real. Prepare to share it! The Queendom Fungi is ever-present but often out of sight– and its wonders and gifts[...]
May 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm All Ages
Ever wonder how wilderness knowledge and permaculture can inform our farming practices? Farfields Farm and The Living Earth School present an afternoon with Doniga Markegard. Doniga Markegard, tracker, wilderness expert, rancher, permaculturist, has lived that intersection and tells about it in her fascinating book Dawn Again: Tracking the Wisdom of the Wild. With chapters on[...]
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Ages 7 - 100
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED We will be offering more family maker workshops in the Spring of 2019 so keep your eyes posted for new workshops being announced. Nothing says I love you like a handmade gift! Come join master craftsman, Peter Yencken on this day long class for making handmade holiday gifts! Open to[...]
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Adults 16+ (with exceptions)
This class will open up the world of local wild foods that grow right within your own yard and near by.  It is amazing~there is tasty wild food growing right outside your door!  Its really quite simple and our expert guide will give you everything you need to know to take the mystery out of wild[...]
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Adults 16+ (with exceptions)
This class will open up the world of local wild foods that grow right within your own yard and near by.  It is amazing~there is tasty wild food growing right outside your door!  Its really quite simple and our expert guide will give you everything you need to know to take the mystery out of wild[...]
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Adults & Mature Teens
Come experience the mysteries of edible, medicinal, and fantastic fungi with Charlie Aller, aka Charliceps. A grower and forager, Charliceps has been studying and loving fungi for the last five years, and the passion is real. Prepare to share it! The Queendom Fungi is ever-present but often out of sight– and its wonders and gifts[...]
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Adults & Mature Teens
Come experience the mysteries of edible, medicinal, and fantastic fungi with Charlie Aller, aka Charliceps. A grower and forager, Charliceps has been studying and loving fungi for the last five years, and the passion is real. Prepare to share it! The Queendom Fungi is ever-present but often out of sight– and its wonders and gifts[...]
Sep 21 2019 – May 2 2020 all-day Ages: 18+
One weekend per month Sept 2020 – May 2021 Dates for 2020-2021 are up! Registration opens in June … we have had a wait list for the past two years, so don’t delay. Tuition assistance options below. Relationship Resourcefulness Re-Wilding and Re-Inspiring In this world of technology and choice, we find ourselves busier than ever.[...]
Mar 21 @ 9:00 am – Mar 22 @ 5:00 pm ages 15 - 100
The living Earth School invites you to our basecamp for a weekend of crafting and honing your earth skills. This will be a wonderful weekend with opportunities to create and fabricate with master craftsman Peter Yencken.
May 23 – May 25 all-day Ages 18+
Healing Self and Culture through Rites of Passage Due to COVID-19, this program sadly will not happen in 2020. Mark your calendars for Memorial Day Weekend 2022! **Note that Moon Tribe for Women is offered in 2022 (even years). Moon Tribe for Girls is offered in 2019 and 2021 (odd years).** Honor Your Womanhood Honor[...]
Aug 21 @ 3:30 pm – Aug 23 @ 5:00 pm ages 18+
We feel that women need time in the woods with other women. Do you feel this, too? Whether you are an experienced backcountry guru or a wide-eyed curious doe, we welcome you to join us on a 16 mile backpacking trip! This trip can serve as an introduction and/or practice in how to pack, prepare,[...]

2018 Family Nature Programs

2017 Adult Nature Programs: