Must-have gifts for the urban homesteader in your life

Seattle Farm School's top picks

Is your significant other a gardener? Does your best friend keep talking about wanting to can jam or make pickles? Are you looking for the perfect gift for your favorite DIY-er? Check out our favorite items, updated continuously. 

Hori hori, $23

This is the only gardening tool you'll ever need (plus maybe a shovel and a pair of clippers). The hori hori is our best friend for planting, weeding, and even cutting. We're never without ours in the garden!

Seed starting kit, $30

Seed starting season is just around the corner and this kit includes everything you need to get started at home. Starting seeds is easy to do, cheaper than buying plants at the nursery, and the variety of seeds to choose from is huge! 

Water bath canner, $50

Want to can your own jam or start making pickles? This set-up includes everything you need to start preserving fresh, local food. Bottle up some sunshine and save it in your pantry to enjoy throughout the year!

Microgreens kit, $20

Growing microgreens on a windowsill is a great way to add fresh greens to your diet in the winter. This kit from Seattle Seed Company has everything you need to start growing your own today! Enter the code "farmschool" for 15% off your Seattle Seed shopping cart!

$50 Farm School Gift Card

Farm School gift certificates are easy to give and fun to receive! Valid toward any of our classes, this is the perfect gift for the Farm School lover in your life.

Seattle garden guide, $17

This is *the* go-to guide for Northwest Gardeners. It details what you can plant and harvest month-by-month, along with professional gardening advice like amending soil and rotating crops. 

Ball vintage jars, $16

Wide mouth mason jars are one of our favorite entertaining tricks. They're so versatile! Use them as drinking glasses, as vases for fresh flowers, or as whimsical candle holders. We use ours every single day, and this purple color is one of our favorites. 

Our canning book pick, $19

This is our favorite canning book, and we've read a lot of them! Canning for a New Generation includes details on water bath canning and has more than 250 recipes for jams, chutneys, and pickles. It will become your go-to canning resource!

Produce calendar, $26

Alair is one of our favorite gift shops in Seattle. They have an awesomely curated collection of unique items, including lots of fun gifts for the gardener, crafter, and DIY-er in your life. Don't miss this West Seattle gem run by an amazing woman!

$100 Farm School Gift Card

Stock up now, just in time for the winter class schedule! Valid toward any of our classes, this is the perfect gift for the Farm School lover in your life.

*Some of these products contain affiliate links, which means Seattle Farm School earns a small amount from each purchase. But even if these weren't affiliate links, we'd still be singing the praises of these hand-selected items. They are what we personally use and love, and we think you will love them too!