In 2021 Kirsten is offering online classes on various homesteading topics.  Classes are hosted on Zoom and have a cost of $10.  You can register for any of the classes via the link below.  


In addition to the class itself, attendees will receive a digital package of resources, checklists and information on the topic of the classes, and are encouraged to reach out to regarding any questions.  Classes are presentation format, with time for a Q&A and (depending on the topic) demonstration videos. 

February 20, 2021 at 2pm

This class is an introduction to keeping geese, from selecting the right breed to gosling care -- and why to keep geese in the first place!

March 13, 2021 at 2pm


A quick guide to expanding the usefulness of homestead livestock and working with animals to improve your land.

Animals covered will include goats, sheep, pigs, geese, chickens, and guinea fowl.

Our farm is closed to the public.  Occasional open farm days and educational opportunities may be available in the future.


Kirsten Lie-Nielsen is available for speaking and educational events or interviews regarding her books and the farm’s continuing journey.


For interview queries and general farm questions, please email  

March 27, 2021 at 2pm

Beginning with the story of our homestead, this class will look at specific examples from local real estate listings and talk about the pros and cons of available properties.

Topics covered will include making a priority list, the flexibility of homestead animals and gardens depending on terrain, and some tips on places to look.


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