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Hollie Guyton

User IDhollieguyton
Your NameHollie Guyton
Your E-mail Address[email protected]
1. Learning Objectives #1Objective: Learn about why hedgerows are an important part of an organic farm
Activity: Do research in my own time and take part in the planting of the hedgerows at Our Table
2. Learning Objectives #2Objective: Learn about biodynamics and it's history
Activity: Take part in the transformation of Our Table to a biodynamic farm, take part in the Biodynamic conference & Wintergreen biodynamics preps day, and research biodynamics in my own time. I will also try to visit biodynamic farms in Oregon & Washington and learn from experienced biodynamic farmers, and see what could be done at Our Table.
3. Learning Objectives #3Objective: Learn to identify weeds and learn what they can tell me about the soil that they are growing in.
Activity: Keep with me a weed identification book and keep records of weeds found in different areas of the farm.
4. Learning Objectives #4Objective: Learn how community can enrich organic farming
Activity: Take part in community events surrounding Our Table's farm and how a community/cooperative style of organisation can help grow and strengthen a farm. Also, research other farm communities and suggest and implement ideas for the Our Table farm community.
5. Learning Objectives #5Objective: Learn about festivals and traditions in the US surrounding farming and what role they play in building a community around food.
Activity: Take part in events and festivals at Our Table and other organic farms in Oregon & Washington.
[Host Signature] I have reviewed these Learning Objectives with our Steward and agree to help him/her accomplish these objectives while training with our farm/business/organization.Narendra Varma