Missed a class? Loved a workshop so much that you want to relive it? As part of D.I.Y. Movie-Making, we’re filming other Ithaca Freeskool classes and making them available online for anyone who wants to participate. Video production by Shirari Industries.

Local animal advocate and TNR expert Kristin Lang demonstrates how to trap feral cats so that they can be spayed or neutered and returned to the wild. This class took place on June 22, 2010.

Learn how to start a D.I.Y. circus with Tori and Lily who taught us how to make hula hoops, poi fire spinners and juggling balls on June 11, 2010.

Part I and II of a 3-hour class taught by 7Song, Director of the Northeast School of Botanical Medicine on April 3, 2010. Learn how to treat common illnesses with local plants, for free!

Renowned local fungi expert Carl Whittaker led a Mushroom Hunt and Identification on August 30th, 2009. Enjoy the beauties of the Danby State Forest while learning about many species of edible and inedible mushrooms.

Check out photos from the class on Flickr.

Sharon of the Dacha Project taught us how to make vegan pumpkin cheesecake at the “Thank You America” House in Ithaca on July 29th, 2009. Hang out with some Ithacans while they collaborate on a recipe, share vegan tips and chat about strategies for sustainable living. Join the Facebook group to find out about future Vegan Cooking Skillshares.

Check out the full recipe!

This first class we video-taped in full is D.I.Y. Tooth Care, a discussion of tooth care strategies including diet, pain relief, cleaning and preventive care facilitated by Lily Gershon at the Umi House in Ithaca, on July 16th, 2009. The last part of the class is a collaborative experiment in making tooth powder – follow along and make your own! For more information on tooth care Lily recommends


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