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A New Venture!

We are Barry and Mechel Wall and have lived in NWA for 30 years and raised our family of 8 children here. Our home was never without a garden, a few chickens, rabbits, goats, sheep, cows, pigs and dogs (not all at the same time). We have learned through experience over the years and definitely have our favorites. We love attending Homesteading Conferences to continue building our base of knowledge, and in fact have spent our last two anniversaries attending a great one up in Missouri. We kept hoping someone would plan one here, and instead of waiting, we decided to jump in with both feet. That's the only way I know to do things. 

So, it is with great excitement we invite you to the First Annual NWA Homesteading Event planned just for you!

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Farm School (for adults): in depth full day workshops

Monday through Thursday will be our "Adult Only Farm School" portion of the event. Tickets are a-la-carte so you only need to sign up and pay for what you will use. Tickets can be purchased through EventBrite: Click Here for Tickets

Jr. Farm School (for Kids): Age appropriate farming related activities for kids while parents are learning.

We are still building this program and will have pricing available soon. This will only be open to children whose parent(s) participating in conference and are on site.

Two Day Conference

Thursday April 18 we will kick off the conference portion with a Farm To Table Ticketed dinner and afterward enjoy live music free at the Benton County Fairgrounds. If weather is nice, bring a lawn chair and blanket and enjoy a spring evening under the stars with local musicians. If weather isn't nice, we will be indoors. 

Friday April 19 at 8:00 AM sharp we will pray together, sing the National Anthem and pledge our allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America. Then classes will begin. After the final class, you can pick up some dinner and

Saturday April 20 at 8:00 AM sharp we will begin like our Friday schedule and continue with classes throughout the day. 

TICKETS: Click Here

Would you like to Volunteer?

Committee Roles are open now! Click here to sign up.


Event Volunteer Roles are also available! Click here to sign up.

Tickets are a-la-carte so you only pay for what you need. They can be found in the collection for the event week in Eventbrite under "Living Well: Homesteading,Homemaking, Happy Living" click on the ticket link to purchase.


If you would like to be involved or serve on the committee please fill out this survey.


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