CANCELED — Upcoming Workshop: Maintaining and Using Garden Shears, Pruners, Clippers, and Loppers, April 28, $50–60

UNFORTUNATELY THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELED PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR UPCOMING EVENTS Many people believe that if a tool crushes through a twig that its good enough, but good pruners and gardeners know that a clean cut is vital to the recovery and health of the plant.  Plus, a sharp pair of pruners makes the … More CANCELED — Upcoming Workshop: Maintaining and Using Garden Shears, Pruners, Clippers, and Loppers, April 28, $50–60

Upcoming Workshop: Planting, Grafting, and Pruning Apple Trees, April 22, $35/40

Apples are one of the world’s most popular fruit trees, but they are especially important in American history. At previous times, the government required homesteaders to plant an apple orchard to prove their investment in their land. The prohibitionist’s axe was for cutting down apple trees, as cider was as popular as beer up until … More Upcoming Workshop: Planting, Grafting, and Pruning Apple Trees, April 22, $35/40

Workshop: Nukazuke — Traditional Japanese Pickling, Mar. 25, $25/20

Since before written testimony, fermentation has been used in Japanese cuisine to preserve food, transform flavor, and enhance nutrition. It forms a keystone of Japanese cultural identity, and today delicious staples like sake, miso, and soy sauce are well known across the globe. In the US, however, little note is given to one of Japan’s … More Workshop: Nukazuke — Traditional Japanese Pickling, Mar. 25, $25/20

Workshop: Knife and Tool Sharpening, 18 Feb., $50/40

Learn to sharpen your knives, chisels, and scissors by hand on a variety of stones and mediums. Throw away those cheap, store-bought guides and jigs, come explore the world of sharpness, leaving with knives sharper than you’ve ever had and the knowledge to put a fine edge on them whenever you like with the just … More Workshop: Knife and Tool Sharpening, 18 Feb., $50/40

Workshop: Venison Butchery, Dec. 2 (tentatively), $15 (nonmembers)/$5 (members) SOLD OUT — WAITING LIST AVAILABLE OR VOLUNTEER TO HOST

UPDATE: This workshop is currently full but you can be added to the waiting list by emailing scott@lowtechinsitute.org or checking out with the “wait list” option on our store. If you’d like to host a butchering workshop, please get in contact with us. This fall we’ll be offering a limited workshop on venison butchery. The … More Workshop: Venison Butchery, Dec. 2 (tentatively), $15 (nonmembers)/$5 (members) SOLD OUT — WAITING LIST AVAILABLE OR VOLUNTEER TO HOST