TITLE

Learning to grow: The proliferation of hands-on educational opportunities for wannabe farmers

AUTHOR(S)
Kirkpatrick, Anna
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Briarpatch;Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the development of hands-on educational opportunities for aspiring farmers in Canada. It notes that college and university programs have started to spring up in response to the growing demand for new farmers in the country. The World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF) program aims to link individuals interested in organic agriculture with farmers in need of help.
ACCESSION #
65235950

 

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