ABCs of Farm-Based Education

ABC's of Farm-Based Education
Friday, March 4, 2016 to Sunday, March 6, 2016
Time: All Day
Event Type: 
Educator Workshop
Location: Shelburne, VT
Fee: $250 includes materials, lunch, dinner & tax (scholarships available); optional accommodations $65/person/night, includes breakfast & tax (double occupancy)

Discover easy and fun ways to develop agricultural education programs with engaging, kid-tested, educator approved activities! If you are looking for new ideas for an existing program, or are starting to explore the opportunities of farm-based education, this workshop is for you! Spend three days of hands-on, discussion and activity based learning and exploration of the Shelburne Farms campus, including the dairy, farmyard, garden, and forest classrooms. Experience activities from Shelburne Farms' publications Project Seasons and Cultivating Joy and Wonder as we discuss ways to engage school groups and farm visitors.  Workshop topics include: creating a safe learning environment, developing programs, resource sharing and networking among participants, and more! 

Read more about ABCs on our blog. 

Instructors: Rachel Cadwallader-Staub, Susie Marchand. 
Co-presented with the Farm-Based Education Network, a project of Shelburne Farms. 

For more information please contact Rachel Cadwallader-Staub,

Sample Agenda


Registration Details: 

Registration required. This program is currently full. Please contact Rachel Cadwallader-Staub, if you  would like to be put on the waiting list. 



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