Well, That was Awesome!
The 2009 Farm-Based Education Conference has come and gone and is now but a memory.
But wait! There is plenty here on this page and within the other spaces of our website to sustain the energy and enthusiasm from the conference whether you made it to Tarrytown or not.
Conference participants tour Muscoot Farm in Katonha, NY
Directions for workshop presenters to add materials, information and resources:
1. Make sure you have joined the FBEA online network
2. Visit the 2009 FBEA Conference group page and join the group
3. One the conference group page, under "Discussion Forum", click "Start a Discussion" (View a sample)
4. Title the Discussion in the workshop format: ex. E9: Successful Farm-Based Education Models and Programs
5. Add the description of your workshop along with your contact information in the "Post" section
6. Add tags for your workshop (single descriptive words)
7. Attach all workshop documents
8. Click "Add Discussion " button
9. If you have other resources like links to websites, or pictures and videos that are pertinent to your workshop, please include those as well.
10. You are finished!
Please contact: Mike Roman at email@example.com with any questions or troubleshooting.
Conference Program (PDF download)
Please don't forget to honor the generous businesses and organizations that suported the conference:
The 1772 Foudation: Thanks to its original benefactor, the late Stewart B. Kean, the 1772 Foundation provides financial support for targeted restoration projects throughout the United States. To view their 2010 funding announcement for sustainable food systems and agricultural endeavors, CLICK HERE.
Gift and Product Sponsors
For 120 years, Carhartt has created and manufactured premium work clothing known for exceptional durability, comfort, quality of construction, and fit that you can feel in the fabrics and see in the performance.
School House Kitchen
School House Kitchen was established in 2005 with the mission to raise funds for educational organizations through the sale of their gourmet chutneys, mustards, and salad dressings.
Applegate Farms antibiotic free products are made from minimally processed natural and organic whole muscle meat. They offer a full line of natural and organic meat: turkey, chicken, beef, pork, and organic cheese. Applegate Farms has partnered with Fernbrook Farms to offer farm-baed prgoramming in their New Jersey Community.
Trader Joe’s is as much about value as they are about great food so you can afford to be adventurous without breaking the bank.
Chelsea Green Publishing
For 25 years, Chelsea Green has been the publishing leader for books on the politics and practice of sustainable living.
High Mowing Seeds is an independent, family-owned business dedicated to supporting sustainable agriculture by providing organic growers with the highest quality certified organic seed. They offer a great selection of nearly 400 heirloom, open-pollinated and hybrid seeds including 55 new varieties this year!
Gren Mountain Coffee
At Green Mountain Coffee, their passion extends beyond creating great coffee. They believe in the significance of the world around us, and the impact we have on everything we do.