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ORGANIZATION: Gorman Heritage Farm

  • 41 people are interested
Farm Teacher tasting greens with kids
A farm teacher harvesting greens from our hoop house to taste with students.

Help young people learn about where their food comes from through hands-on experiential learning on a working farm. Teach children about farm animals including grinding corn to feed chickens, planting seeds, composting and about the important role bees play in food production.

We host school groups every weekday. Most programs last about two hours and begin between 9am and 10am. The majority of groups are preschoolers through fourth graders.

We will train you to lead small groups to various learning stations around the farm. Our education volunteer trainings are going to be on Thursday, March 5th and Friday, March 6th from 10am-12pm. You are welcome to attend one or both!

We are always looking for new education volunteers to join the team no matter the time of year!

It's a great time to come get involved! Work as little or as often as your schedule allows. Please contact us for more information. Join the fun and help us to educate the next generation with hands-on learning!

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About Gorman Heritage Farm

Location:

10052 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45241, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Gorman Heritage Farm is to educate about agriculture, nutrition, sustainability, and the environment. The vision of Gorman Heritage Farm is to cultivate an informed, involved community dedicated to Building Healthy Futures. Our values fulfilling the Gorman’s legacy are: Self-reliance, Stewardship, Service, Fun Experiential Learning and Meaningful Labor.

Description

Visitors to Gorman Heritage Farm will have an opportunity to learn about working family farms and their importance to significant historical and environmental events in Southwestern Ohio history. The Gorman Heritage Farm provides the Greater Cincinnati Area residents and visitors, memorable opportunities for hands-on learning and leisurely strolls through 122 acres of farmland and woods. Gorman Heritage Farm also offers fresh produce as well as meat from the animals raised on site.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Children & Youth
Environment
Animals, Children & Youth, Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

10052 Reading RoadCincinnati, OH 45241

(39.24496,-84.42446)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Environmental Education
  • Gardening

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 19
  • Orientation or Training
  • Approximately 2 hours per school group
  • ability to speak clearly, walk up to 1.5 miles, dexterity

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