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Identifying Rural Properties & Skills

Are you considering a lifestyle change to the country and don't know where to begin?

  • Starts Sep 15
  • 250 US dollars
  • 7650 E Napier Avenue

Available spots

Service Description

Are you confident in the "Concrete Jungle," "Street-Wise" and "City-Savvy" but overwhelmed by the wide open spaces of the country and the necessary skills required to lead a country life? This day-long informational intensive is designed to make your transition to country living a "Walk-in-the-Park!" Whether you've made your nest in the "Big-Apple," the "Big Easy," the crowded condos of the "Front-Range," or the "Sleepy-Suburbs" of the Midwest this course will equip you with the confidence to identify key components to look for, along with key skills to develop as you search for rural homestead real-estate. Successful students will be able to decidedly make strides toward developing and implementing a cohesive plan to search for and identify a rural property to meet their unique needs. Additional topics to be explored are listed below. Morning snacks and a home-grown farm lunch will be provided. Additional sections will be added as demand grows, keep checking back with us. -Identifying Rural Property Needs -Developing a Reality-Based Country-Life Vision | Journey vs. Destination Thinking -Starting the Search | Reading Aerial and County Plat Maps -To Build or NOT to Build | Context Determines Meaning -Site Visits and Meeting the Neighbors -Problem Solving and Critical Thinking | Garnering a County Skillset -Identifying & Acquiring Key Tools and Skills -Introduction to Food Production -Introduction to Woodlot and Land-Management -Introduction to Situational Awareness & Safety Planning -Codifying and Action Plan -Sower's Purse Property Tour -Homestead as Mission Outpost

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

To cancel or reschedule please give us a 2 week notification so we can attempt to fill your spot. All cancellations are subject to a $40.00 service fee per booking.

Contact Details

  • 7650 E Napier Avenue , Benton Harbor, MI 49022, USA

    + (269) 277-9451

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