Regenerating landscapes and pollinators workshops offered at Sterling
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Regenerating Landscapes and Pollinators Workshops Offered at Sterling’s School of the New American Farmstead
Hands-on short courses are open to all experience levels.
CRAFTSBURY COMMON, VT – March 22, 2022 – The School of the New American Farmstead at Sterling College creates opportunities for lifelong learners to live as part of the natural world. This summer, they are offering two intensive workshops that will help farmers, gardners, or even folks with a small yard make their spaces more biodiverse, vibrant, and resilient. If you are looking for ways to have a positive impact on the climate and environment from right where you find yourself, these empowering courses will inspire meaningful action.
Pollinators & Beneficial Insects Intensive
Take a deep dive into the hidden world of the insects that keep our natural systems and farms and gardens running smoothly. A combination of classroom, laboratory and field work experiences will allow participants to fully engage with “The Little Things that Run the World”. The workshop covers how to keep native bees and honey bees, and appreciating and understanding pollinating flies and wasps. (June 4 – 6, 2022)
Lawns to Meadows & Other Approaches for Regenerating Landscapes
Learn how to design unique landscapes and garden spaces that strengthen the health of the environment immediately around you. By the end of the workshop, participants will be ready to transform any yard into something more beautiful and vibrant while also providing habitat and regenerating the planet. (July 22 – 24, 2022)
Each of these 3-day workshops is open to the public. The courses are all held on the Sterling College campus in Craftsbury Common, VT. Limited on-campus housing is available. Full tuition funding is available to support the participation of a Veteran in these workshops. For more information, email [email protected]
For more information on this course and other continuing ed offerings from Sterling, visit https://www.ce.sterlingcollege.edu/
About the School of the New American Farmstead:
Sterling College’s School of the New American Farmstead offers agroecological farming and craft food production courses that teach learners to sustain healthy working landscapes, nourish communities, and support food sovereignty.
ABOUT STERLING COLLEGE:
Founded in 1958 in Craftsbury Common, Vermont, Sterling College advances ecological thinking and action through affordable experiential learning, preparing knowledgeable, skilled, and responsible leaders to face the ecological crises caused by unlimited growth and consumption that threatens the future of the planet. Sterling College is home to the School of the New American Farmstead, the Wendell Berry Farming Program, and EcoGather; is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education; and is one of only nine colleges and universities recognized by the US Department of Education as a “Work College.” Sterling acknowledges that the land on which it gathers is the traditional and unceded territory of the Abenaki people on its Vermont campus, and the Shawnee, Osage, and the Eastern band of the Cherokee on its Kentucky campus. For more information, visit: www.sterlingcollege.edu
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