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Thanks To All Who DIY

We love it when people get their hands dirty. We also love showing them how.

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How To Grow Your Own Bees

Backyard beekeeping is now one of the fastest growing hobbies in the country, and more and more cities and towns are letting people grow their own bees. But doing it right requires some knowledge and the right set of tools. We're here to help you get started.

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How To Prepare Your Garden For Spring With Rogue Farms

Gardening USDAWith spring almost here, Rogue Farms is here to help you prepare your garden for another season of growing fruit, vegetables and flowers.

Come join us Saturday, February 28th for our next DIY Workshop, Preparing Your Garden For Spring.

When’s the best time to plant? How do you make your own compost? Our experts will answer all your questions, and maybe even answer some you hadn’t thought about.

The workshop starts at 2pm, is free and open to all ages. All you have to do is show up. For more information, please visit our event page on Facebook. For directions on to the farm, click here.

Growing your own and doing it yourself is something we believe in strongly at Rogue Farms, and these workshops are one of the ways we share our passion for GYO and DIY.

The Rogue Farms Revolution Garden where we grow vegetables and spices for our sodas and gins.

The Rogue Farms Revolution Garden where we grow vegetables and herbs for our sodas and gins.

Homemade For The Holidays At Rogue Farms

Our next DIY Workshop, making your own Winter Crafts, will be held at Rogue Farms Sunday, December 6th.

The Workshop is free, but we’re asking everyone to bring two cans of food which will be donated to the Ellen Curran Food Bank in Independence, Oregon. Come learn how to make your own winter crafts and help us support the local community.

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Learn How To Make Cheese At Rogue Farms

The first of our DIY (Do It Yourself) workshops is coming to Rogue Farms on Saturday, November 22nd. Join Jessica from The Kitchen At Middleground Farms as she shows you how to make your own cheese. It’s easier than you think. Learn about the ingredients, equipment, and processes needed to do it yourself. This workshop is free of charge and all ages are welcome.

The 2013 DIY Workshop: Cheese Making at Rogue Farms.

The 2013 DIY Workshop: Cheese Making at Rogue Farms.

DIY: Cheese Making
Saturday, November 22nd at 2:00pm
Rogue Farms Independence, Oregon

For more information call Rogue Farms @503-838-9813

DIY is at the heart of everything we do at Rogue Farms. We grow and process our own ingredients to create a proprietary palate of flavors for Rogue beers, spirits, ciders and sodas. We love sharing our DIY philosophy with others. Please join us at one or all of our winter DIY workshops so that you too can learn how to Do It Yourself.

Make Your Own Dirt

If you want to give your garden the best possible start this spring, then we suggest making your own dirt. It’s easier than you think.

You’ll learn everything you need to know this weekend at Rogue Farms DIY Workshop: Soil Blocks. Oregon State University Master Gardener Dale Jordan will walk you through the steps of making soil blocks – small chunks of garden soil, peat moss and other material that are perfect seed starters. By the end of the workshop, you will leave with your very own soil block, complete with seeded plant!

Rogue Farms DIY Workshop: Soil Blocks starts at 2:00pm on Saturday, March 8th. The cost is $5. To reserve your seat please call (503) 838-9813. Your plants will thank you later.

Rogue Farms DIY Workshops are held monthly. Here’s what coming up next:

April 12: DIY Soap Making
May 17: Homebrewing

For updated information on these and other events at Rogue Farms, please check out our events page on Facebook.

Learn How You Can Help The Honeybees

Bee Workshop 5.17.12 (24) web With all the news lately about Colony Collapse Disorder, the timing for this weekend’s Rogue Farms Hopyard DIY Workshop couldn’t be better.

Please join us Sunday, May 19th @ 1:00pm for the DIY Workshop: Bee Keeping.

The interest in backyard honeybee keeping is soaring as more and more Americans want to know how they can help protect this vital pollinator of the food we eat and the beer we drink. But getting started and knowing how to successfully manage a hive is complicated. So get some advice from an expert, Rogue Beekeeper Josh Cronin.

Here’s some of what to expect.

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