Registration for 2009 Farm-Based Education Conference in NY Now Online

Registration for the 2009 Farm-Based Education Conference has gone live! Please join us 11/12 – 11/14 in Tarrytown, NY for field trips, over 40 workshops, networking, and inspiration. Visit the conference webpage http://www.farmbasededucation.org/page/2009-farmbased-education to download a brochure and register.

Conference Highlights

Keynote Speaker
David Sobel, M.Ed. is the Director of Teacher Certification Programs in the Education Department and Director of the Center for Place-based Education at Antioch University New England.

Sample Workshops
Experiential Education and its Role on the Farm
Farm and School Collaboration
Battle Road Farms: A National Model for Community and Educational Farming
Urban Agriculture/Food Systems and Public Schools
Fiber Arts for Children and Adults
Simple Strategies for Free Publicity for Your Farm
Integrating Individuals with Disabilities into Farming
Ask Hilde! From Farm Aid
Business Planning for Farm-Based Education

Panels
Farm-Based Education Administrators: Leading Organizations of Varying Size and Scope
Following Different Educational Philosophies in Farm-Based Education: Waldorf, Montessori, and Place-Based Learning
Wellness and Farm-Based Education

Full Conference Roundtable
What’s next for the farm-based education community?

Hope you can join us!
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