Where to buy chickens in Colorado Urban Homesteading

Events & Classes

Buckley’s proudly hosts classes to help you learn and hone your homesteading skills. From classes on how to make soap and other unique gift ideas to bee keeping and chicken farming, we always have something interesting to learn! See the list of upcoming events and classes below.

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Saturday, February 23, 2019 10:30 AM


Backyard chickens are a part of many urban homesteads. Learn the basics of keeping chickens in the city, and the benefits to having your own flock.

Class fee is $5.00 per person. Class seats are filled on a first come, first served basis. Call to make payment & reserve your seat; (719) 358-8510.

Saturday, February 23, 2019 1:00 PM


Join us for an introduction to beekeeping, and learn the basics for a successful start to this great urban homestead hobby.
Topics include necessary equipment, bee basics, feeding, pests and more.

$5 per person. Call and pay to reserve your seat; (719) 358-8510.

Saturday, March 9, 2019 10:30 AM


There are numerous reasons to have backyard ducks! This class will discuss the benefits and the basics to caring for these great homestead additions. 

Class fee is $5 per person. Class seats are filled on a first come, first served basis. Call to make payment and reserve your seat; (719) 358-8510.

Ducklings are available via special order. Please call the store for details. 

Saturday, March 9, 2019 1:00 PM


Join us for an introduction to beekeeping, and learn the basics for a successful start to this great urban homestead hobby.
Topics include necessary equipment, bee basics, feeding, pests and more.

$5 per person. Call and pay to reserve your seat; (719) 358-8510.

Saturday, March 16, 2019 10:30 AM


Backyard chickens are a part of many urban homesteads. Learn the basics of keeping chickens in the city, and the benefits to having your own flock.

Class fee is $5.00 per person. Class seats are filled on a first come, first served basis. Call to make payment & reserve your seat; (719) 358-8510.

Saturday, March 16, 2019 1:00 PM


There are many woody landscape edibles that will grow well here, that far too few know anything about. This class features 10 plants that are seldom used that are worthy of a place in any landscape. Many of the plants featured are drought, wind, cold and late frost tolerant making them good for challenging climates. This two hour class goes into cultural details for each plant, and how to use them. All participants will receive a printed copy of the presentation for notes and later reference. This will be a very informative class good for future planning. Seating is limited to 10 participants.
$25 per person.
Call and pay to reserve your seat; (719) 358-8510.

Saturday, March 23, 2019 10:30 AM
This class will cover the basic principles of seed saving. Hands-on application will be included, and everyone in attendance will receive seeds to take home. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own seeds to swap with others in the class.

Class fee is $20.00 per person. Class seats are filled on a first come, first served basis. Call to make payment and reserve your seat; (719) 358-8510.
Saturday, March 23, 2019 1:00 PM


Join us for an introduction to beekeeping, and learn the basics for a successful start to this great urban homestead hobby.
Topics include necessary equipment, bee basics, feeding, pests and more.

$5 per person. Call and pay to reserve your seat; (719) 358-8510.

Saturday, March 30, 2019 10:00 AM


Learn about composting with worms and how beneficial it can be to your home. Learn everything you need to know about caring for a worm bin and harvesting the castings. This will be a one-hour hands-on experience that will give you the confidence to start a worm composting bin right away!

All class materials are provided and will be made available for purchase for anyone ready to start composting the same day.

Class fee is $5.00 per person. Class seats are filled on a first come, first served basis. Call to make payment & reserve your seat; (719) 358-8510.

Saturday, March 30, 2019 1:00 PM


Paw paw can be challenging to grow in Colorado, but if given the right conditions growing paw paw can be highly rewarding! Attend this class to learn what is needed to grow North America's largest edible fruit on your own property.

Two-year old paw paw tress at 1'-2' will be available for purchase after class for $20 per tree.

Class fee is $20 per person. Class seats are filled on a first come, first served basis.

Call to make payment and reserve your seat; (719) 358-8510.