As the school year comes to an end, so does our beloved Distance Learning Farm Care program. This was a new adventure for us and our students will agree that this year did not come without some unique hurdles. However, looking back at the year we have shared together, it is amazing to see
This August Farm Discovery partnered with 5 first grade PVUSD teachers in a Science Learning Leaders institute that was designed to connect classroom teachers with local environmental educators to develop a new 5E’s, NGSS aligned lesson plan that will start and end in the classroom sandwiched by an engaging exploration of the farm in between.
We have had a packed May at Farm Discovery. We have had three spring farm immersions with Waldorf schools in the area, and one High School Service trip. These third graders come to stay and work on the farm for 3 days, and 2 nights. We had these students help setting up irrigation, mulching, harvesting,