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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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Wendell Berry Farming Program of Sterling College Offers Restorative Forestry Demonstration on February 2 in Henry County

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Sterling Receives $2.5 Million Grant and a $500,000 Fundraising Challenge from the NoVo Foundation

Sterling Receives $2.5 Million Grant and a $500,000 Fundraising Challenge from the NoVo Foundation Grant to Fund No-Tuition Sustainable Agriculture Program in Kentucky Named for Wendell Berry Craftsbury Common, Vt….

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Good Work Is Needing Each Other

Paige Garner participated in the inaugural course of the Wendell Berry Farming Program in Kentucky in September 2018, a two-week intensive titled Homecoming I: Good Work is Membership. We are…

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