Our hope is that Trade School becomes a place that offers something for everyone. For renaissance souls, hobbyists, and curious cats. For city dwellers and urban homesteaders. For organizers, artists, and makers. When you share your knowledge, everyone benefits.


making greeting cards sewing clothes / taking measurements
tiling a bathroom / back splash milk painting / watercolors
arranging flowers improving handwriting
traveling abroad making art out of recycled items
resumes / critiquing / job searching graphic design
writing / freelance tips / plot development / outlining / NaNoWriMo / publishing fermenting
hacking airline miles / hotel rewards building apps for smartphones
home economics french pastries
auto mechanics / changing a tire at home brewing
companion planting beekeeping
raising backyard chickens screenwriting 
media literacy / pitching tying knots
candle making first aid
 podcasting  photography - digital, lighting, film
welding / blacksmithing pet first aid
civil law / rights bicycle maintenance / fixing a flat
hand tool basics  art history / appreciation
darning socks refinishing old furniture
soap making electrical wiring
harvesting / storing seeds crochet / crocheted plastic bags
carpentry / woodworking composting
art journaling baking bread
taxes health insurance
cooking knife skills civic engagement
self-defense building simple structures
basic / advanced cooking humanities (philosophy, literature, religion, art, music, history)
food preservation (canning, drying, pickling, smoking) natural home products (bath, beauty, cleaning, etc)
cheesemaking selling online (Etsy)
art history  language basics in Spanish, French, German, American Sign Language, Mandarin, Arabic, Swedish, German
alternative medicines foraging
identifying plants (edible/medicinal) small business how-to
sustainable energy subsistence farming
hydroponics permaculture
home maintenance / improvements / simple repairs Indiana farming (what grows best)
working with found objects juggling
book binding responsible retirement savings / investing / financial planning for millennials
tai-chi rewiring a lamp
jewelry making mending
meditation repair cafe
hand lettering starting a fire / camping skills
film studies drawing 
calligraphy chinese medicine
singing / vocals screenprinting / silkscreening
animal processing bullet journaling
digital photography metalsmithing/Jewelry making
professional storytelling furniture building
photography lighting Mac Book Pro 101 
how to change a tire European travel
watercolor recycle art
hand lettering sewing
graphic design basics learn to draw
therapy with essential oils dog grooming
Spanish basic language lessons
wine Writing Poetry 
 networking for introverts   tatting/ lace making
 photo editing in photoshop Vegan cooking 
Pattern making  Architectural/Interior design 
 Baking bread Blacksmithing/Welding 
 Macramé for planters Art networking for introverts/social anxiety 
 Making Paper flowers