ABCs of Farm-Based Education

  • ABCs of Farm-Based Education (Courtney Ley Photography)
  • ABCs of Farm-Based Education (Courtney Ley Photography)
  • ABCs of Farm-Based Education (Courtney Ley Photography)

This workshop is designed for farmers, farm-based educators, and non-formal educators. Are you looking to build a farm-based education program, or inspire your existing programming? At this workshop, you’ll fill your toolbox with kid-tested, educator approved activities, as you join a community of peers from around the region thinking about education on farms and sites. Spend three days in hands-on, discussion and activity-based learning and explore Shelburne Farms’ 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 at your sites and farms. In addition to activity sharing and program development, we’ll discuss tips for creating a safe, inclusive learning environment and will have ample time for getting to know one another and our respective farm-based education sites. 

Sample Workshop Agenda

Read more about ABCs on our blog.

Instructors:  Susie Marchand, Vera Simon-Nobes, and other Shelburne Farms educators.

Co-presented with the Farm-Based Education Network, a project of Shelburne Farms.

Click Here to Register for Spring 2019