Living Close to Home Series

Gardening, Farming, Nutrition, and Sustainability Classes For Adults, Children or Families
Presented by Venetucci Farm

Vene Farm

Interested in a more sustainable lifestyle? Join us for a full slate of classes, including Making Goat Cheese, Canning, Raising Honeybees and  Raising Backyard Chickens. Stay tuned for new classes like our Native Plant Hike, which will be scheduled in June.


2014 LIVING CLOSE TO HOME class offerings for adults and families:

Spring Migration Seris

at Pinello Ranch

Saturdays, March - May
Cost: $9.00/adult, $7.00/college student, $5.00/children (children 5 and under are free)


 

 

Practical Seed Saving for the Home Gardner

Saturday, April 26th and Saturday, August 23rd - LEARN MORE AND REGISTER
10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. (25 participant maximum)
Cost: $10.00/class; $18.00 for both.
Venetucci Farm, 5210 S. Hwy 85, Colorado Springs, CO 80911

 

Raising Backyard Chickens

Saturday, April 26th - LEARN MORE AND REGISTER
1:00p.m.-2:30p.m. (10 participant maximum)
Cost: $25.00
(Adults and Children Ages 6 and up, accompanied by an adult)
Venetucci Farm, 5210 S. Hwy 85, Colorado Springs, CO 80911

 

Learn to Make Goat Cheese

Now SOLD OUT please email David Rudin to be added to the wait list

Saturday, May 10th - LEARN MORE AND REGISTER
1:00p.m.-2:30p.m. (8 participant maximum)
Cost: $25.00
(Adults and Children Ages 6 and up, accompanied by an adult)
Venetucci Farm, 5210 S. Hwy 85, Colorado Springs, CO 80911

 

Native Plant Hike:  A Walk on the Wild Side

Saturday, June 7th - LEARN MORE AND REGISTER
8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. (20 participant maximum)
Cost: $15.00
(Adults and Children Ages 6 and up, accompanied by an adult)
Venetucci Farm, 5210 S. Hwy 85, Colorado Springs, CO 80911

 

How to Take Exceptional Nature Photographs

Saturday, June 14, 2014 - LEARN MORE AND REGISTER
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Cost: $95.00/class

Instructor Kevin Snyder, M.S., kevinsnyderphotography@gmail.com


Stay tuned to our website and Facebook page for more info about the return of this wonderful series in down-home sustainability education. For questions or concerns, please email us or call the farm at 391-8102.


 

CANCELLATION POLICY

It is difficult to fill class slots during the week leading up to the class thus our policy is as follows:

Venetucci Farm does not offer refunds for Living Close to Home classes.

Please Note:  Your Credit Card/Bank Statement will reflect a charge from the Pikes Peak Community Foundation for this transaction.

 

(Pinello Ranch Guided Birding Hikes will not offer refunds).


For more information on classes or on the Living Close to Home series, please contact David Rudin, Education Coordinator.