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Eden Village Farm School: September 20, 2018

12:00 PM - 11:59 PM Eden Village Camp
Date: September 20, 2018 to September 20, 2018
Where: Eden Village Camp, 392 Dennytown Rd, Putnam Valley, NY 10579, USA, Putnam Valley, New York, United States, 10579
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About Eden Village:  For more information check out our Website! Located at Eden Village Camp's 248 acres, just an hour north of New York City, the Farm School Program empowers students to cultivate genuine lifelong connections to their food and to nature through innovative gardening, cooking, art, music, and wilderness experiences, all incorporating the natural rhythms of the Jewish calendar and holiday cycles. Our Jewish earth-based experiential education curriculum naturally lends itself  Eden Village Camp is offering you groundbreaking, farm to table and wilderness education in a supportive Jewish environment.  Look for more detailed information about the spring curriculum on our website.  About Farm School:  Whether planting trees, baking bread in an earth oven, sharing Jewish tales and midrashim around the fire, or packing Tzedakah boxes of homegrown produce for donation to a local food bank, students put ancient agricultural traditions into practice while participating in a vibrant earth based community. On the farm, we learn about soil, seeds, compost, insects, animals, herbs, and fruit trees through the lense of Jewish traditions and cycles.   In the woods, we learn about trees and practice our navigation and safety skills, while learning to build primitive shelters, track animals, and identify wild edibles. Art projects include printmaking, plant sketching, making costumes and paper mache shofars, and tons more! Children 8 and older  will have the opportunity to partake in an apprenticeship program where they will learn Farm to Table skills from seeding on our farm to baking and cooking in our new Culinary Arts Teaching Kitchen. They will also learn and engage in Jewish Farming concepts while helping build and glean from our Peah Food Pantry Garden.  Children 7 and younger will engage in our farm to table curriculum by learning the fundamentals of seeds and animal care. They will learn concepts of pollination, seed dispersal, and seed saving while also