Description: What happens when you combine outdoor education and a passion for farming? In Shelby Geitner’s experience, this led her to farm-based education and exploring its role in sustainable and equitable food system transformation through the thesis for her Master’s degree. After about six years leading youth outdoor programs, she found a deeper connection to nature through farming yet wanted to bring the two together in her own career and education path.
Does Farm-Based Education hold the potential to widen a farm’s community reach beyond its own acreage? What could this mean for people living in city centers that rarely interact with where their food comes from?Recommend0 recommendationsPublished in