“Encouraging an Attitude of Experimentation to Produce More Local Food with Less Global Fuel”
“To preserve, study, and exchange low-capital technologies that increase the sustainability and productivity of people in rural communities.”
Tillers International is a 501(c)3 IRS non-profit organization whose focus on international rural development, specializing in farming with oxen. Located in Scotts, Michigan, at the Cook’s Mill Learning Center, they offer classes in appropriate technology farming techniques, draft animal power, blacksmithing and metal work, timber framing, woodworking, cheesemaking, and many other farming skills.
Tillers host interns, international and domestic for intensive periods of hands-on training. Whether you’re looking for a new hobby or a new livelihood you will find many educational opportunties.