PechaKucha Presentation

Student on a Farm

PRESENTED ON APR 12, 2013
IN AALEN @ VOL 13

Sarah Walter is a schoolgirl. She is 15 years old. Her school is named Freie Waldorfschule Aalen. During her presentation, she talks about the idea in her school that every student has to complete training in different jobs. She talks about her work-time on a farm. She details what her daily routine was like, her feelings about being farS away from home, and the benefit for her life. (in German)

Sarah Walter ist eine 15-jährige Schülerin an der Freien Waldorfschule Aalen. Sie berichtet in ihrer Präsentation über die an Waldorfschulen umgesetzte Idee verschiedene Berufspraktika in die Schulkarriere jedes Kindes einzuplanen. Dies erläutert sie am Beispiel ihres Landwirtschaftspraktikums, das sie auf einem Bio-Bauernhof absolviert hat. Sehr anschaulich und mit viel Power erzählt sie über ihre täglichen Aufgaben, ihre Gefühle und vor allem auch über ihren persönlichen Gewinn, den sie auf Grund dieses praktischen Schulabschnittes erfahren durfte. 

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Creating a Sustainable Farm

BY FAITH REEVES
@ VOL 1 ON AUG 02, 2013

Faith Reeves outlines the blueprints for Sky Factory Farm. She takes us on a step-by-step tour of how it will hopefully turn into a sustainable source of food.

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Living Farm Fresh

BY TERRIE HARDESTY
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 20, 2015

Terrie Hardesty, of Working H Farm, explains their farm fresh - grass fed products and her inspiration of the business to create healthy eating options. 

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Mighty Fine Farm and Food

BY STEVEN PARADIS
@ VOL 15 ON APR 14, 2015

"Eating and feeding and food is not what we do to sustain life, it is life. We make it meaningful when we make it a life moment instead of a pitstop."

In Mighty Fine Farm and Food, from PechaKucha Night LouisvilleVol. 15 Steve Paradis matter-of-factly discusses the importance of good food in all its aspects. An acute intelligence and subtle profoundness shines though his down-to-earth, no-nonsense approach to good, honest, down-home food, farming, and health.

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Kaiseki On A Farm

BY RONIN COOKING BRIAN & AMANDA LIGHT
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 02, 2015

Ronin Cooking is a husband/wife team providing Full Moon Dinners and special events at their farm, with meats & vegetables sourced from local Texas farmers/ranchers/fisherman, all prepared out of an old barn they converted into a commercial kitchen.

 This was "Presentation of the Day" on Jul 23rd, 2015.

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Organic Farm

BY TRUSHA GOVENDER
@ VOL 11 ON JUN 12, 2014

Organic farmer Rob Simmons belives that organic can feed the world, not the economic system, and the small scale organic farming is the way to go. Human scale system is more efficient than a big mechanised scale farm in many ways and very rewarding.

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Design-Build Education: Creating a New Education Center for Beardsley Community Farm

BY JENNIFER AKERMAN
@ VOL 16 ON AUG 06, 2015

Presented with Bud Archer and Bailey Green. 

Students and faculty from the University of Tennessee’s College of Architecture and Design will present on the benefits of design-build education as illustrated by an innovative new building being created for Beardsley Community Farm in Knoxville—a non-profit urban demonstration farm promoting food security and sustainable agriculture. Design-build education through architectural design courses at UT enabled making a building that reinforces Beardsley’s mission. The new structure will operate as a teaching tool helping farm staff and volunteers more effectively engage the public about the benefits of local sustainable farming. It also creates significant public spaces for the benefit of the community at large.

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Growing a Community Farm

BY BEN TREGENNA
@ VOL 4 ON APR 05, 2016

How Speaker Ben Tregenna and his wife started Cambridgeshire's first community farm. 

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Growing Mushrooms in Coffee

BY ALEXANDER EICHNER
@ VOL 30 ON JUN 13, 2016

Alexander Eichner graduated from Maastricht University and organises events for students in Maastricht. But next to all that, he is also an urban farmer who applies a sustainable and circular approach to farming! Do you want to find out how?

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Common Roots Urban Farm

BY JAYME MELROSE
@ VOL 20 ON JUN 17, 2016

Jayme Melrose wants to see the plants reign victorious, conquering concrete with food, beauty and biodiversity   Raised feral in the forest of northern BC, she studied ecological horticulture and permaculture at Linnaea Farm School on Cortes Island, BC., followed that with a Bachelor of Community Design from Dalhousie.  She is currently the Project Coordinator & Flower Farmer at Common Roots Urban Farm, where she's been working too hard since 2012!

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