Billings Backyard is a series of workshops designed to teach sustainable living skills to adult participants and is underwritten by a generous grant from the SpringRiver Private Foundation Trust. Each workshop includes hands-on demonstrations and concrete steps for incorporating these skills into everyday life. Please join us for our 2022-23 series.

For more information, enjoy our press release.

Select from the classes below:

Hand-Dyed Yarn

July 9, 2022
10:00am–11:30am

Late-Season Pollinator Care and Beekeeping

August 20, 2022
10:00am–11:30am

Canning and Preserving your Garden Bounty

September 24, 2022
10:00am–11:30am

Natural Vermont Holiday Decorations

November 12, 2022
10:00am–2:00pm

Cozy Stews and Breads

January 7, 2023
10:00am-11:30am

Past Workshops

Plan Your Garden with Ben Pauly

Zoom Workshop
Pre-Recorded Video On Demand

Quick Pickling with Chef Emery

Zoom Workshop
Pre-Recorded Video On Demand

Holiday Gifts from the Kitchen

Zoom Workshop
Pre-Recorded Video On Demand

Putting Food by: Canning & Preserving

Zoom Workshop
Pre-Recorded Video On Demand

Use the Whole Chicken

May 14, 2022
10:00am–11:30am

We are grateful for the generous grant from the SpringRiver Private Foundation Trust, which makes Billings Backyard possible. While there will be a fee for each workshop, this grant enables Billings Farm & Museum to keep this series as affordable as possible to as many as possible.