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Classes for Adults

Take a look at our schedule of hands-on classes in veggie gardening, urban livestock, permaculture, food preservation, teacher training, Farm Walks and special topics!

Gain new skills and knowledge through our hands-on classes!

Tilth Alliance's adult education program emphasizes experiential learning. Our expert instructors are passionate about the topics they teach and prepare participants to apply new methods outside the classroom.

Be more self-sufficient in your garden, kitchen or yard! Help create a more equitable and sustainable local food system and safeguard our natural resources by signing up for a class today.


See a list of upcoming classes, check out a calendar of classes by month or download our catalog.

We'll continue to add more classes throughout the year, so check back often!


We offer classes on a broad range of topics that can be taken individually or grouped by season or topic.

  • Veggie Gardening
    Fundamentals of Organic Gardening is a great, hands-on way to learn the foundations of organic vegetable gardening. Or, jump into a specific topic like Grow Your Own Plant Starts, Grow Great Tomatoes or Start Your Fall and Winter Garden.Chicken in Arms
  • Urban Livestock
    These classes will help you decide if you want to introduce chickens, goats or bees to your urban farm, and give you the skills you need to get started.
  • Kitchen Classes
    Learn to can and pickle your own fruits and vegetables, make herbal products and cook with wild plants that you forage yourself!
  • Permaculture & Sustainable Landscapes
    GEWWe offer a variety of classes to turn your yard into an edible and sustainable landscape. Sign up for our popular Introduction to Permaculture class or specialized classes like Secrets of Companion Planting or Drip Irrigation for the Home Gardener.
  • Teacher Trainings & Intensive Courses
    We offer Garden Educator Workshops for teachers, parents and school volunteers interested in bringing garden education to their school. We also offer courses for professionals and anyone looking to improve their knowledge, like Comprehensive Organic Gardening and The Year-Round Gardener.
  • Farm Walks
    Located at farms across Washington, Farm Walks provide farmer-to-farmer education in an experiential learning environment for the Tilth Producers community.


Tilth Alliance strives to educate everyone, regardless of their financial means. All classes include a limited number of reduced price tickets for those with financial need. 

Tilth Alliance members and donors also receive a discount on classes — make your gift online today!



Please contact us at (206) 633-0451 ext. 119 or    

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