“Three years after the earthquake of January 12, 2010, Haiti paused last month to remember and reflect.”
Announcement!! (please forward to likely participants!) February 18, 2013
The Class of 2013 Forming: Training for Aspiring Farmers, Urban Agriculturalists and Food Justice Advocates will begin on Monday, April 8, 2013 with a first seminar. (place to be announced)
Farmer-to-farmer in-depth conversations as well as seminars on basic horticulture, agronomy, agro-ecology and ag economics will take place on Monday evenings (7 to 8:30 p.m.), April 8, 15, 22, May 6, 13, 20 and possibly 27. Practicum volunteering will be facilitated through the growing season and 2 seminars for vocational exploration/business planning in the fall will provide seeds for future germination. SAL aims to get you networked and involved. Study and work field trips to permaculture and biodynamic farm operations, for garden work parties, and to grow our own crop of 3 sisters (corn, beans and pumpkin/squashes) will enhance the program.
Fee of $225 for the entire program (sliding scale and installment payments negotiable, no one turned away).
Check out this link to learn more about SAL, the training curriculum and to view photos.
Summer gardening day camps for 2013 also accepting children’s names for rosters, 4 one-week camps running June 10-July 5 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday, for children 7 to 14 years of age. Fee for 2013 of $110, includes wholesome snacks, lunch, canned salsa, pool fees, etc….Call or email Stephen to get your child(ren) enrolled.
Cross-posted from Food First
By Tanya Kerssen, Food First Research Coordinator and leader of upcoming delegation Bolivia: Llamas, Quinoa, and Andean Food Sovereingty