Join local Homesteader Joey Zeigler of Zeigler Homestead Services and learn the initial steps in planning and designing your own homestead. As you start your journey on developing a productive and bountiful homestead, you can save yourself a lot of time and capital if you identify your goals for your homestead upfront and plan your efforts accordingly.
This class will help you understand the different components of planning and designing your homestead and will save you both time and money. We will cover topics including: zones of use, access and pathways, irrigation/rainwater harvesting, soil testing, perennial and annual plant systems, small livestock care & integration, proper equipment and storage, maps and layouts, other planning tools and much more.
About the Instructor:
Joey Zeigler operates a local business, Zeigler Homestead Services, that helps folks setup food systems in their backyard, including: chicken keeping, coop building, garden coaching, orcharding, passive and active rainwater harvesting systems, custom carpentry and many more homesteading efforts. Joey has participated in the 2012 Urban Coop Tour of Atlanta, the 2013 Decatur Garden Tour, and sits on the board of directors for Morningside Farmers Market, and is a regular speaker on sustainable agriculture and homesteading techniques.