Learn the Value of the Wendell Berry Farming Program at Sterling College

Understand our unique approach to Ecological Thinking & Action

April 30, 2022

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Tentative Schedule

9:00 – 9:15 am:  Welcome, Staff Introductions & Opening Remarks

9:15 – 9:25: Program Overview with Dr. Leah Bayens ~ Dean of Wendell Berry Farming Program

9:30 – 9:50: Good Farming with Dr. Ed Fredrickson ~ Faculty in Sustainable Agriculture

10:00 – 10:20: Break/Walkabout/Transfer to Hope Hill Farm

10:20 – 10:45: Forestry / Draft Power Demonstration with Rick Thomas  ~ Faculty in Sustainable Agriculture

10:45 – 11:00: Transfer to New Castle

11:00 – 11:30: Agrarian Studies with Dr. Leah Bayens ~ Dean of Wendell Berry Farming Program

11:30 – 11:45: Work Program, Community Life & Alumni Student Perspective with Shannon Boyd ~ Director of Student Life & Operations

11:45 – 12:00: Closing Remarks & Thank you’s!


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