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.

To Register for course please contact the farm office at 216.368.0274.

Hidden Stories, Hidden Collections, Hidden Gifts: Stories of Extraordinary Women Benefiting the Cleveland Museum of Art

Course Instructor: Holly Witchey, PhD, Executive Director, Cleveland Philanthropy

Course Dates: Wednesday January 17, 24, 31 & February 7, 14. Last class date to be determined

Location: CWRU Farm, Kutina Classroom first 5 classes. Will include an additional 6th session field trip to the Cleveland Museum of Art

Time: 10:30 a.m. - noon

Course Fee: $70.00 (6 course session)

Full Course Information: womencourse.pdf



Course Instructor: Matthew Burtonshaw, Farm Food Program Associate

Course Dates: 3rd Course Offering: REGISTRATION OPEN FOR Friday, February 9, 2018 (1 session)

Location: CWRU Farm, Kutina Classroom.

Time: 1:00-4 p.m.

Course Fee: $50

Full Course Information: mushrooms101.pdf



Course Instructor: Mr. Richard Manley, University Farm beekeeping consultant for over five years and Board of Health Inspector for Geuga County.

Course Dates: 3rd Course Offering, REGISTRATION OPEN FOR Saturday, March 3, 2018 - One-day, 4-hour course.

Location: CWRU Farm, Kutina Classroom.

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Course Fee: $60

Full Course Information: abcshoneybees.pdf


Coming May & June 2018 - Course dates to be announced