Learning In the Country 2018

The University Farm is a beautiful 400-acre property in Hunting Valley, Ohio, that features forests, ravines, waterfalls, meadows, ponds, and a self-contained watershed. Owned by Case Western Reserve University, the farm has a number of buildings designed for educational, research, and recreational purposes.

Farm program classes take advantage of the spectacular surroundings for inspiration and as a setting for learning about nature, cultivation, and the environment. Courses include: Starting from Seed, Basics of Vegetable Production, Painting Outdoors, Dyes and Silks, Honey Bees Biology, Nature Walk and Birds and Breakfast.

Spring and Summer Farm Administration Courses
ABC'S OF HONEY BEES

The class will cover all aspects of beginning beekeeping, honey bee biology and diseases, and hive management.
Course Instructor: Ana B. Locci, Farm Director
Location: CWRU Farm, Kutina Classroom
Course Dates: 4rd Course Offering, REGISTRATION OPEN FOR Saturday, April 21, 2018 - One-day, 4-hour course.
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Course Fee: $60
Minimum number of participants 6 and maximum 15

To Register please contact the Farm office at 216.368.0274

FORAGING CLASSES AT SQUIRE VALLEEVUE AND VALLEY RIDGE FARMS

Learn how to safely identify, sustainably harvest and prepare wild flora and fungi from the Farm grounds. Class involves large amount of hiking through the woods. Boots or hiking shoes, long pants, water bottles, bug spray and sunscreen highly recommended.
Location: Pink Pig
Dates and times: Three days 3-hour classes, Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
May 26-June 9
Summer and Fall classes to be announced
Instructor: Ryan Bennett, former chef now Farm Food Program Coordinator for Case Western Reserve University's Squire Valleevue and Valley ridge farm, has spent the last 10 years foraging throughout northeast Ohio for local restaurants.
Cost: $75 per session
Minimum number of participants 6 and maximum 12
To Register please contact the farm office at 216.368.0274.

Siegal Lifelong Learning Office will be offering the follow courses at the Farm from May to July