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Workshop: Partners Not Pets

Workshop: Partners Not Pets

In this Workshop:Partners, we explore the role a of chickens, ducks, rabbits, and quail in the ecosystems and health of Mezzacello Urban Farm. Care and cleaning, integration into soil health, compost, byproducts and humane care are covered, as well as Problem-Solving, Using animals to influence the impact this has on creating a sustainable and safe community through the lens of the UN 17 Sustainable Development Goals. When we understand what the goals are, we can start looking at ecosystems and engineered systems with a better outlook.

Workshop Benefits

  • A basic introduction on the care and feeding of the livestock at Mezzacello Urban Farm
  • Learning applied STEM cues and patterns will help any person better understand how we are sustainable
  • We will take the time to care for, clean, and treat both humans and livestock
  • We will be exploring some of the quirks of integrating animals on an urban farm
  • We’ll be caring for, feeding and inspecting and working with the livestock!
  • Waterproof boots and jeans are a MUST
  • Encourage trust and communication, respect and belonging in your community
  • Encourage kids to see their value together as problem solvers!
  • This workshop is optimized for grades 5 – 9

Workshop Costs and Structures

Saturday, June 1, 2024 9:00 – 2:00 Presentation at 2:00

COST: $90 for a seat and this includes supplies and a video presentation

MAX Class size: 10

All of Mezzacello’s Workshops are $90 and have a max capacity of 10 students. Each workshop offers students to work together in teams and with Mezzacello staff to learn applied STEM and natural systems, or work in two teams! Teams in this context is very popular.

This camp will run Saturday, June 1, 2024 from 9:00 – 2:00. Lunch is not provided. From 1:00 – 2:00 each team will come together to teach each other what they know. This can be filmed or not. But sharing new knowledge is central to Mezzacello Urban Farm’s mission of Grow, Maintain, Sustain, and Explain.

Do you think you and your kid are up for the challenge? Sign up today before this weekend workshop fills up!


Mezzacello Partners Not Pets Workshop (#21)

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