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Blue Willow Farm PDF

  1. 1. BlueWillow Farm Sustainable Homestead & Learning Farm Blue Ridge Mountains,Virginia
  2. 2. Environmental Education & EmergingTechnology ▪ Online resources and ecological learning activities for elementary aged students. ▪ Understanding different biomes, biodiversity and principles of permaculture. ▪ Basic plant and animal knowledge, seasonal migrations and animal behaviors. ▪ Videos and step by step plans of greenhouses, irrigation systems, soil sampling and organic crop production and harvesting. ▪ Organic/natural pest control. ▪ How to incorporate principles of sustainability into life “off the farm” - recycling, carbon footprints, natural resource conservation.
  3. 3. F A R M T O T A B L E BlueWillow Farm projects documented online. Follow life cycle of plants and livestock from seed and eggs to harvest.
  4. 4. Organic culinary & medicinal herbs – online guides to medicinal use and preparation of herbs. Kid-safe “recipes” for herbal medicines, teas and salves.
  5. 5. Organic culinary & medicinal herbs – online guides to medicinal use and preparation of herbs. Kid-safe “recipes” for herbal medicines, teas and salves. Echinacea purpurea Blackberries & Ladybug
  6. 6. Dairy Goat Herd
  7. 7. Hoop houses for winter crops.
  8. 8. Marketing Networking within “slow foods” community infrastructure, local retailers and restaurants.
  9. 9. Reinventing traditional farming. Permaculture and sustainable agriculture practices. Humane animal husbandry, care and harvesting. Community outreach and education.

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