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July 2019

Edible & Medicinal Plant Walk (with optional Fire Class) – FL

July 13 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Eat Your Yard Jax, 8220 Moncrief Road West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
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Plant walk florida and Arkansas

Learn the benefits and modern uses for these plants, as well as how indigenous cultures used every day weeds as essential medicine and cooking ingredients. You will leave with a valuable knowledge of every day weeds that can be brought into your kitchens and medicine cabinets.

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River Survival (w/ River Excursions) – AR

July 13 @ 9:00 am - July 14 @ 5:00 pm
NW Arkansas (War Eagle), 19436 Crossman Place Rd
Hindsville, AR 72738 United States
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river survival class

We’ve teamed up with River Excursions to bring you adventure survival training! If spending time in a kayak drifting down the river sounds like a good time to you, this class is right up your alley. As much fun as spending time on the river can be, there will always be possibilities of something going wrong. Every year, thousands of people boating, canoeing and kayaking get caught  in unexpected conditions that transform their trip into a deadly nightmare. This course…

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Fire Starters – Intro to Bow Drill & Ferro Rod – FL

July 13 @ 12:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Eat Your Yard Jax, 8220 Moncrief Road West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
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friction fire, bow drill, flint and steel

Our SERE course is developed from personal training in Naval special forces, omitting those elements which we are not legally able to provide to the civilian population. We further tailor the instruction to focus on the most common threats encountered by civilians both domestically and abroad.

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Know Your Knots

July 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Eat Your Yard Jax, 8220 Moncrief Road West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
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String, cordage, rope, line — whatever you call it, it’s nature’s original duct tape. In this 3 hour course, you will learn useful knots and their application. These knots are extremely valuable and can be used for creating primitive tools to setting up a storm-proof shelter. There is no shortage of information and tutorials about knots online, but which ones do you need to have in your arsenal, which are the most valuable? Join us as we examine the most…

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Knife Skills & Safety

July 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Eat Your Yard Jax, 8220 Moncrief Road West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
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Most of us didn’t grow up with a knife in hand, whittling tools and creature comforts from the landscape out of necessity. Knife skills are disappearing, and becoming a much underappreciated skill. This class is fantastic for all experience and skill levels. We will cover a range of skills from: knife and axe safety batonning useful saw techniques and safety biomechanics of knife use (how to use your knife more efficiently when calories count) Knife skills seem simple…take sharp edge,…

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Fire Starters: Solar Fire

July 28 @ 1:00 pm - July 29 @ 5:00 am
Eat Your Yard Jax, 8220 Moncrief Road West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
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Harness the energy of the Sun to create fire. This technique is weather dependent, but can be extremely valuable in an emergency situation

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August 2019

Build a Bamboo Composite Bow and Learn to Use It – AR

August 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
NW Arkansas (War Eagle), 19436 Crossman Place Rd
Hindsville, AR 72738 United States
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Make a high-performance horse bow and arrow with your hands and learn primitive archery all in one day. We have partnered with Dave Mead Longbows to provide hand-crafted kits for a unique, primitive bow with impressive quality at an affordable price. Upon completion of our class you will leave with a great shooting bow, handmade arrow and the skills required to use them effectively.

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Modern Fishing

August 17 @ 9:00 am - August 18 @ 5:00 pm
Eat Your Yard Jax, 8220 Moncrief Road West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
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Go from zero fishing experience to confident fisherman, rigging poles and baiting a hook like it’s second nature in one weekend. Not only will you learn traditional fishing methods, we will cover sustenance fishing, providing a new perspective for even some of the most experienced fishermen. While many people know how to work a fishing pole, they haven’t honed a well-rounded set of skills to truly put enough food on the table if ever in a survival situation. Shave you’re…

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Core Survival – Family Weekend – AR

August 31 @ 9:00 am - September 1 @ 5:00 pm
NW Arkansas (War Eagle), 19436 Crossman Place Rd
Hindsville, AR 72738 United States
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Upon completion students will have the knowledge to provide for your most essential survival needs, think strategically about steps necessary to staying alive and take action to save their lives and those of their party, should they ever become stranded in the wilderness.

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September 2019

Make a Composite Bow & Learn How to Use It – FL

September 14 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Eat Your Yard Jax, 8220 Moncrief Road West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
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Make a high-performance horse bow and arrow with your hands and learn primitive archery all in one day. We have partnered with Dave Mead Longbows to provide hand-crafted kits for a unique, primitive bow with impressive quality at an affordable price. Upon completion of our class you will leave with a great shooting bow, handmade arrow and the skills required to use them effectively.

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