Adult Classes & Workshops

Together We Stand offers a wide variety of educational opportunities for students, families, educators and the general public.

Adult Classes may be presented days, evenings or weekends. Classes average 60 to 90 minutes. Classes are held indoors or outdoors depending on course content and weather conditions. Class sizes are limited to 25 persons per session. Registration costs range from free to $45.00 depending on class content. Classes cover a wide spectrum of topics, however primary focus is on three major topics: 

  • Aquaponics, Backyard Farming, and Practical Education (life skills).
  • Herb, Teas, and Natural Remedies focusing on a more holistic approach to wellness including nutrition.
  • Practical Homesteading (gardening for sustainability, food preservation, household, economic development). 

Adult Programs focus on four major subject topics:

  • Aquaponics & Hydroponics
  • Urban Farming & Gardening w/ focus on sustainability
  • Herbs, Teas, & Natural Remedies
  • Homestead (household) Sustainability

Class Availability:

  • Classes are offered at a variety of times including days, evenings & weekends.
  • Duration is approximately 60-90 minutes per class.
  • Classes are held indoors or outdoors depending on course content and weather conditions. 
  • Workshops are offered as 2-hour, ½-day, 1-day and 3-day programs.

Orientation Workshop & Farm Tour

Our introduction educational 4-hour walking tour program is specifically designed for adults.

INCLUDES: freshly prepared healthy picnic style lunch.

This is our required program. It’s your gateway to all our classes and workshops, programs, and memberships. This is a two hour walking workshop.

9:00 AM Gates open
9:30 -10:00 AM Greeting and morning refreshment (coffee, juice, fresh fruits)
10:00-10:30 AM Workshop introduction
10:30-12:00 PM Farm tour- 4,800 sq. ft. Aquaponics laboratory, herb and food garden, backyard Aquaponics section, backyard animals section
12:00- 12:30 PM Fresh picnic style lunch (baked pasta, homemade soup, fresh salad, whole grain bread, grilled veggies and herbal tea)
12:30- 1:00 PM Open forum discussion and wrap up

  • This event is scheduled for November 13, 2021
  • Workshop attendance is limited to 25 persons
  • Cost of event including lunch is $65.00

To see the Dates & Times of this program, click the Event Details tab on program page.

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Common Herbs; a 4 class series for Adults

4 Part Course Series: Herbs, Teas, Natural Remedies

This series of classes will discuss many different aspects of this topic. Not only the benefits of the plant or herb but also how to grow, harvest, & process them, and how to prepare and enjoy them. Each class will be filled with not only helpful and informative information, but also the tastes and smells of fresh herbs and homemade teas. These classes are designed for the novice and the experts alike to come together and begin a practical conversation about healthy, balanced, and informed alternatives available right where you are and well within your financial grasp. Join us as we explore the rich history, uses & benefits of common herbs, teas, and other natural remedies which most of us have overlooked as a viable solution to our health and emotional well being.

Scheduled monthly from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm,  on every 1st & 3rd Thursday night. Save $40.00 off regular price of $140! Total discounted price of $100 when you use Coupon Code 4COURSEBUNDLE after you add all 4 classes to your cart. Simply select each of the 4 classes and click Add to Cart. 

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Sustainable Living; a 4 class series for Adults

4 Part Course Series: Sustainable Living

This series of classes will discuss many different aspects of this topic. From sustainable gardening to back yard animals, food prep and storage to household economic development, and from city code compliance to cooperative social networking strategies. This is not a survival course and we are not waiting for the Zombies to attack. We are looking at creative solutions and ideas to help create a more sustainable living environment at home, whatever and wherever your home may be. Join us as we explore the rich opportunities & benefits of living and creating a more sustainable lifestyle. Scheduled monthly from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm,  on every 1st & 3rd Tuesday night. Save $40.00 off regular price of $140! Total discounted price of $100 when you use Coupon Code 4COURSEBUNDLE after you add all 4 classes to your cart. Simply select each of the 4 classes and click Add to Cart. 
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Aquaponic Adult Workshop

Aquaponic Adult Workshop

In this course we focus on using aquaponics as an important component of a sustainable homestead plan. We will discuss:
  • What is Aquaponics & how does it work?
  • What are the different types of systems?
  • Which system is best for my home?
  • What can I expect short and long term?
  • What types of plants should I grow?
  • What about the fish?
  • And much more with a primary focus on household sustainability in an urban environment.
Aquaponics and sustainable growing can be done almost anywhere; apartment, balcony, carport, or backyard, however, remember that household sustainability is not a goal it’s a journey. It’s a way of life. And like most journeys it all starts with one step. Take a step! It’s time to start. Sign up now. This is a 4 week series offered every other Tuesday night from 7-9 PM
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