On a rotating basis, approximately half the group will be responsible for morning farm chores of 1-2 hours. They will work closely with the farm manager on animal care, seed starting, transplanting, irrigation, pruning, harvesting, post-harvest handling and market preparation.
This is a rotational management daily work block of approximately two hours that includes hands-on apiary and seed entrepreneurship, community service, evening farm chores as well as set-up for evening meal or music and special events.
Crafts & Arts
Various local artists, craftspeople and artisans will offer participants the opportunity to learn from and with them as they explore a range of mediums from pottery to dyeing and spinning wool, blacksmithing, to creating repeating designs for fabric or printmaking to watercolour painting.
Living & Working Together
Food Planning, Prep & Household Work
On a rotating basis, approximately half the group will be responsible for a food-related morning work block of 1-2 hours. They will confer with the farm manager and lead chef to plan menus and identify foods available from the garden or local market. The group will also be responsible for preparation and clean up of breakfast, snacks and meals, and for organizing any specific requirements for the day’s classes.