Farm-Based Education in Every City and Town: 4 Unique Stories

Connecting with land through agriculture can be educational, joyful, healing, and empowering. From a Yellow Farmhouse in Connecticut to an apiary in Botswana, and a hillside campus in Vermont to an urban farm school in New York City, four panelists will offer stories from the field of farm-based education during this session. Discover how learning with and about farming catalyzes opportunities for business development, community building, and the creation of thriving local food systems. Whether you're joining from a farm-based organization, a family farm, a hospitality business, or an education institution, this session will inspire you to offer authentic farm-based experiences in your communities, too.

Speakers: Tony Van Winkle and Gwyneth Harris, Sterling College, Vermont, USA; Jennifer Rothman, Yellow Farmhouse Education Center, Connecticut, USA; Onika Abraham, Farm School NYC, New York, USA; Lusanda Magwape, Dream Factory Foundation, South Africa / Botswana

9 am Pacific time; 12 pm Eastern time; 6 pm Central European time, 10:30 pm Indian time

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Event Date 1/13/2021 12:00 pm ET
Individual Price Free