Land Stewardship Courses
Cultivating Success is offering two Land Stewardship courses: Living on the Land and 10 Acres and a Dream.
For additional information about living on small acreages, please visit: https://www.uidaho.edu/extension/small-farms/living.
Living on the Land
This course consists of a series of classes designed to meet the needs of participants in the region where it is offered.
Choosing farm equipment
What to do about weeds
Market and organic gardening
Pasture establishment and renovation
Caring for animals
Feeds and feeding
Your living soil
Living on the Land has been offered in Ada, Canyon, Payette, Washington and Gem counties and interest continues to grow.
This course varies based on your county, but a typical format has:
Weekly meetings for 8 - 12 weeks
2-3 hours in the evening for each meeting
Tours and individual site visits/consulting
Costs often less than $250 for two people
Soil and water tests, textbook, course notebook all included
10 Acres and a Dream
This one-day workshop is designed to help participants learn how to thrive in a rural setting and make their land ownership dreams come true!
10 Acres and A Dream was the idea of Idaho Master Forest Stewards, most of whom are private landowners themselves and have interacted with a variety of rural landowners who have struggled with making their dream of owning and tending rural property a reality. Forest owners, other landowners and future landowners will learn about the basics of rural land ownership, and paths to caring for and generating income from small parcels.
Growing fruits, vegetables, and other crops of small acreages
Raising livestock on small acreages
Collaborating with local and regional governments
Date: Saturday, April 18, 2020
Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location: St. Maries, ID
For more information, please contact the Kootenai County Extension office
at 208-446-1680 or visit