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.

Farm Offered Courses - Spring and Summer
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, July 14, 21 & 28, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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