Growing Education on the Farm: A Hands-on Workshop for Farmers, Ranchers and Educators (Fort Collins, CO)

Workshop participants experience life in the compost pile during an activity called Compost Cake.
Date: 
Saturday, April 2, 2016 to Sunday, April 3, 2016
Time: All day
Event Type: 
Educator Workshop
Location: The Farm at Lee Martinez Park, Fort Collins, Colorado
Fee: $200 (includes lunches, materials, and tax; scholarships available)

Whether you teach ten weeks of summer camp on a ranch, welcome community members to your garden, or teach in public school classrooms, this workshop will offer fresh ideas and activities to improve your current or future farm-based education programming.

Spend two days in activity-based learning, discussion and exploration, presented by seasoned farm-based educators from Vermont and Colorado. You’ll experience simple and fun ways to develop agricultural education programs with engaging, kid-tested, educator-approved activities from Shelburne Farms’ publications Project Seasons and Cultivating Joy and Wonder

Additional workshop topics include: how to engage learners, adapting activities to fit different audiences, creating safe learning environments on the farm, resource sharing and networking among participants, and much more!

Co-presented by Shelburne Farms, The Farm-based Education Network, and The City of Fort Collins
For more information contact Rachel at rcstaub@shelburnefarms.org


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