Earth Skills
Environmental Immersion 

Survival Training Course

Under the watchful eye of seasoned instructors, learn what it takes to provide for yourself from the environment with nothing more than a knife.



Agricultural Design
Homestead Planning

Homestead Planning

Learn the tricks to achieve homestead abundance quickly through thoughtful planning, animal integration, and regenerative systems design. 



Visit the Farm
Come VIsit The Farm

Catch a glimpse at daily life on the farm while enjoying the abundance of integrated systems design.  Be surrounded by wildlife, explore wildcrafted gardens, and reconnect.



Live with the Land

7 Month Intensive Survival Program

Full immersion programs for wilderness skills, permaculture, homesteading, nature awareness, and self reliance. 



Sustainable Living The Sustainable Homestead Institute is an educational non-profit that inspires leaders in sustainable development through ecological land design and nature reliance education. Learn what it takes to create self-enriching abundant agricultural systems through environmental connection and ancestral skill immersion.


October 16, 2023 - We are proud to receive the 2023 Ridgeway's Award for Best Agricultural Service

March 26, 2022 - Pardon our dust, our webpage is under construction

April 21, 2020 - We would like to congratulate Megan Vaughn, Trevor Eggleston, and Anesia Martin in winning this year's Foster Prize.

March 19, 2020 - All classes open to the public have been postponed to a later date to be determined.  Small private group classes may still be available by contacting our office (276) 226-9104. 

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