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2015 Summer Semester: May 20-July 31st

Comprehensive, Full-season experience (May 21-Aug. 1)

(12 undergraduate-level credits in 10 weeks)
  • three courses consecutively (9 credits) + Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture (3 credits)
  • seasonal farm activities
  • mentorship of GMC’s regionally renowned Farm Manager, Bay Hammond
  • hands-on experience in seedling production, planting, cultivating, harvesting, haying, and livestock husbandry.
  • immersion in the running of a 40-share CSA working farm.

  • Green Mountain College’s Cerridwen Farm is highly productive and diversified, supplying produce and AWA-certified animal products to our college dining hall, and is grounded in sustainable agriculture best practices, as well as rooted in the broader community.

A La Carte Options (see below)
  • choose one, or two, 3-3 ½ week/each courses
  • experience only part of the season
  • focus on the skills you wish to learn to better yourself, your farm, your community.



session i

course title

dates

instructor

credits

sfs 2000

edible plants & mushrooms:

wildcrafting field to fork

5/20-6/12

les hook &

nova kim

3

sfs 3200

practicum in sustainable agriculture

5/20-6/12

bay hammond

1

session ii

sfs 2070

sustainable regional food systems

6/15-7/2

eleanor tison

3

sfs 3200

practicum in sustainable agriculture

6/15-7/2

bay hammond

1

session iii

sfs 2067

animal husbandry

7/9-7/31

basil tangredi

3

sfs 3200

practicum in sustainable agriculture

7/9-7/31

bay hammond

1

full program

sfs 1211

introduction to cerridwen farm

5/20-7/31

bay hammond

1

(if needed)

12-13

Click to Apply Applications for the program due March 21st

Informations: Email Eleanor Tison


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