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About the book:
The Peace Warrior by Dena Eakles
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Echo Valley Farm on
Echo Valley Hope, Inc.

Echo Valley is open for visits every day of the week. 

We reserve the right to cancel a class or to change dates; please keep up to date with schedules posted on this website's calendar.



Weaving with Upright Looms in the Navajo Tradition
with Jan Kenyon
Whether you are a beginner or you have a weaving in progress, a weaving space will be available for you. Beginners should bring three or four colors of yarn, any brand. Tools will be available on loan. 
A $5.00 donation for materials is suggested

Making Felted Ornaments
with Jan Kenyon
Tools will be available on loan. 
A $5.00 donation for materials is suggested

Jan Kenyon's love of sheep, fiber and loom comes to life in fiber crafts and weaving. She brings an understanding of simple principles and heartfelt effort to bread making and all she undertakes. Since 2008 Jan has called Echo Valley home.

Fresh Foods in Winter
with Lauren West
Incorporate fresh eating into your winter diet. We will sprout seeds with recipes to accompany and try fermented winter vegetables.

Sweets without Sugar
with Lauren West
After the abundance of holiday sweets, finding ways to make desserts without sugar is appealing.
Learn about healthy desserts using dates and more.

Lauren West is a lover of food and sustainable living. She is committed to living a peaceful life in creative and fun-filled ways. A resident of Echo Valley since 2010, Lauren brings light and laughter to her nutritious and heart filled creations.

Body Care on a Budget and Tai Chi
with Deb Hilt and Lauren West
How to make affordable, natural, body care products including toothpowder and lotion. Begin and end the class with invigorating Tai Chi.  Tai Chi integrates body, mind and spirit with breath and movement. Qi Gong invigorates internal organs through breathing exercise and intention.
A $3.00 donation for materials is suggested

Deb Hilt's love of the land and caring for people comes together in the practices of Tai Chi and Qi Gong. Her personal and professional practice spans over 25 years, and she has resided at Echo Valley since Spring 2012. Look for her gardening and greenhouse classes this spring.

Pie Crusts
with Margaret Webster
The art of making tender, flaky pie crusts using real lard.
A $3.00 donation for materials is suggested

Margaret Webster has 60+ years experience making pie crusts with real lard. A resident of Echo Valley since 2010, Margaret's humor and feet-on-the-ground attitude keeps us on our toes.


Build a Bat-House
with Holly Slaughter
Invite bats to their very own house - built by you. Cohabitate with bats to reduce your mosquito, stink bug, cucumber beetles, corn rootworms and other destructive insects. Engage in proactive homeostasis while learning shop safety and basic wood working skills.
A $5.00 donation for materials plus $5.00 for lunch is suggested

Holly Slaughter is a resident of Echo Valley and has a passion for wood working to create functional and decorative creations and making learning fun.


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