Farms & Food Teaching the Hudson Valley from the Ground Up

Teaching the Hudson Valley Summer Institute (open to formal and informal educators)
July 29-31
FEE: three days: $115; two days: $80; one day: $40.

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Cary Institute educator Cornelia Harris will be leading workshops as part of Teaching the Hudson Valley's three day summer institute.

This hands-on learning opportunity will focus on farms and food. Workshops, panels, field experiences, and other formats offer background and content, activities and lessons for your site or classroom.

Sample Sessions

Eco-Choices: Ecosystem Consequences of Town Decisions
teaching about local decisions that affect farming with Cornelia Harris, educator, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, and Sandra Fischer, environmental science teacher, Chatham HS.

Teaching Food Equality in Your Community
Susan Grove, Poughkeepsie Plenty; Cornelia Harris, Cary Institute; and Jamie Levato, Poughkeepsie Farm Project will share a vision, case study, and resources.

Exploring the Benefits of School and Community Gardens for Ecosystem and Human Health
Visit Krieger ES garden, Poughkeepsie HS, and Poughkeepsie Farm Project with Cornelia Harris, Cary Institute and Jamie Levato, Pok Farm Project. Leave with practical ideas for starting, planning and maintaining your own .


Henry A. Wallace Education & Visitors Center
Franklin D. Roosevelt Home & Library
Hyde Park, NY

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Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies | Millbrook, New York 12545 | Tel (845) 677-5343

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