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Elementary Farm Course @ One Acre Farms TX

January 23 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

his is a 6 weekly session outdoor farm course that encompasses essential elementary skills & learning activities through outdoor and farm experiences.
(6 classes total)
All classes are hands-on and very interactive with animals and plants!
Elementary Farm Course
ages 7-12
Jan-Mar 2021
Saturdays 11a-1p
$10 registration fee $240 class fee
Sat Jan 23 Chickens & Ducks
Sat Jan 30 Rabbits
Sat Feb 6 Goats
Sat Feb 13 Gardening
Sat Feb 27 Horses
Sat Mar 6 Bees
Class Learning Objectives:
Gardening & Composting-Intro to mini-farming, history of ag based lives, history of mass food production, benefits of home gardening, gmo/non-gmo, heirloom/hybrid, plant needs, soil types, plant a garden, nature journal, essay.
Chickens & Ducks-History of domestication, geographical movement, breeds, uses, housing, feed, genetics, digestion, reproduction, quiet observation, nature journal, essay.
Rabbits-History of domestication, geographical movement, breeds, uses, housing, feed, genetics, digestion, reproduction, quiet observation, nature journal, essay.
Goats-History of domestication, geographical movement, breeds, uses, housing, feed, genetics, digestion, reproduction, quiet observation, hands-on milking(if a goat is with milk) nature journal, essay.
Horses-History of domestication, geographical movement, breeds, uses, housing, feed, genetics, digestion, reproduction, observation, hands-on grooming, nature journal, essay. (NOTE- This is not a horse riding class)
Beekeeping-History of honey bee, history of human management, geographical movement, uses and products, hive box methods, identification, life cycle, reproduction, pollination, honey manufacturing, quiet observation, nature journal, essay.

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