ABC's of Farm-Based Education

Farm-based education workshop
Sunday, October 19, 2014 to Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Time: All Day
Event Type: 
Educator Workshop
Location: Shelburne, VT
Fee: $200, includes materials, lunch & dinner (scholarships available); optional accommodations $65/person/night + tax (double occupancy, includes breakfast)

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 about the participants of our March 2014 ABCs workshop. 

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

Registration Details: 

Please email Susie Marchand,

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