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.
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
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