Young Farmer Training
Kids entering grades 5-8: Discover the excitement of working on an organic vegetable farm with the Cornucopia Project! Through hands-on farm work, place-based art projects and farm fresh culinary explorations, your child can grow, eat and explore on our conveniently located educational farm. Choose from three, 3-week sessions, or join us for the whole summer and enjoy the farm as it grows throughout the season. The daily schedule is 9:00am to 1:00pm, Tuesday through Thursday. If you wish to register for individual weeks, please contact us directly at Admin@cornucopiaproject.org
Session One: June 21-23, June 28-30, July 5-7
Session Two: July 12-14, July 19-21, July 26-28
Session Three: Aug 2-4, Aug 9-11, Aug 16-18
The Cornucopia Project is hosting a Young Farmers’ Training Program from June to August. At Cornucopia Project Educational Farm, the garden is our classroom and our days will be spent outside exploring the landscape, cooking and creating in nature. Guided by our Education Specialist, Farm Manager and High School Student Farmers, your middle schooler(s) will explore the ins and outs of working on an organic vegetable farm. Each week, students will learn new skills such as seedling propagation, insect ID, and how to prepare and save a harvest. Through art, culinary and hands on farm work, your child will be inspired for a lifetime of healthy eating!
Covid-19 Considerations. As a part of our commitment to community health, student(s) must be able to comply with safety protocols. Protocol will be updated to align with government health and safety recommendations.
Weather Considerations. Our farm is exposed to the elements. Children must come prepared with appropriate clothing, sunblock, a hat, food and drinks. If unexpected severe weather occurs, we will utilize our office conference space for farm-related projects. If you need help with providing these please let us know.
Scholarships: If you would like to request a scholarship, you are welcome to email us at Admin@cornucopiaproject.org