farm planning for women greenhorns, vermont

Oct 17 2013
2WWwomenland Whole Farm Planning for Women Beginning Farmers For women with two to 10 years in farm business management. Where: Lamoille County, VT
Dates: Jan. 7, 21, Feb. 4, 18, March 11, 25, April 8, 22, May 6, 20, 2014. (snow date March 18)
Time: 9:30 am-4 [continue reading]

much afoot, ahoof and aweft

Aug 28 2013
Published by under Community Resources
catherine-X3_-494x421at Fibershed . Always a good reminder.

Fibershed is a non-profit organization that provides experiential education that both generates awareness, and teaches the necessary skills within our community to build and sustain a thriving bioregional textile culture that functions hand-in-hand with principles of ecological balance, local economies, and regional [continue reading]

Literary Guide for Robert McCloskey’s “Make Way for Ducklings”

Aug 19 2013
“Make Way for Ducklings,” written and illustrated by Robert McCloskey, is our featured title this week in our Summer Reading Resource series. This downloadable literature guide, written for use with 1st & 2nd grade students, includes outlines for activities that call for readers to create their own list of rhyming family names, write a new [continue reading]

Literary Guide for Roald Dahls’ “Danny the Champion of the World”

Jul 29 2013
Our Summer Reading Resource Literary Guide series continues this week with Roald Dahl classic, “Danny the Champion of the World.” The literature guide is written with 4th grade students in mind, but the story can be easily read and appreciated by younger students who have begun reading chapter books… a fun book for bedtime read-aloud [continue reading]

PBS LearningMedia: Digital Media for Educators

Jul 16 2013
This week we take a look at PBS LearningMedia, a free online digital media service for preK-12 educators (formal & informal). PBS Learning Media provides a wide variety of educational resources to help curious families expand their learning with extensive content, presented in the form of videos, still images, games, audio clips, rich text, and [continue reading]

museum of food and drink

Jul 5 2013
Published by under Museums, Other Museums
The Museum of Food and Drink (MOFAD) is a 501©(3) non-profit chartered by the New York State Education Department that is in the early stages of launching a first-of-its-kind food museum in New York City. Our mission is to change the way people think about food and inspire day-to-day curiosity [continue reading]

farm manual

Jun 15 2013
Moss Brook Growers has an amazing resource: an online farm manual, compiling their thoughts from years farming. Check it out here!
Here is a sampler from Section 6, “Recruitment and Labor”: an extended discussion of how to keep an eye out for happy, healthy, and dedicated farmhands. And for farmhands, a model [continue reading]

greenhorns on growing farms podcast

Apr 5 2013
The Future of Farming in America ” featuring greenhorns director, severine vT fleming
In this farm podcast you will learn:
The power of proving how serious you are. How to use stunts to tell your story and get your message across. The future of American agriculture Farmer [continue reading]

agroforestry video blitz

Mar 30 2013
forest behold! an epic teaching moment by greenhorns friend, neil: below are a bunch of links to videos related to succession agroforestry or multi-strata agroforestry. Most are in Spanish or Portuguese often with subtitles. If you don’t understand the words just observe the systems and planting style. Please pass these links around [continue reading]

Language Play: 22 Apps that Increase Children’s Vocabulary

Mar 27 2013
Apps that Increase Children’s Vocabulary I once had a teen client who had the most amazing ideas and insights. He was one of those kids who really cared about people and thought about things deeply. I always considered it a gift to work with him. So why did he need speech and language services? Unfortunately, [continue reading]

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