POSTPONED: Harness the Sun!
*****We are postponing this workshop until the fall. We will circulate the new date/time asap. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause!******
Have you ever dreamed of building your own solar shower? How about a solar oven? Curious how solar panels convert the sun's rays into electricity? Saturday 7/27 at 2pm, learn homesteading skills that utilize Earth's most abundant source of energy: the sun!
A complimentary in-depth solar tour of Dickinson College Farm led by Assistant Manager Matt Steiman will be offered to attendees at the conclusion of the main workshop.
Fee: $6 PASA or DC Farm CSA member/$8 non-member
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Offered in partnership with Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) & Good Food Neighborhood
Each Sustainability Series Workshop will start at 2:00pm at the Dickinson College Farm, located at 553 Park Drive, Boiling Springs, PA 17007. The two-hour workshops offer homesteaders of all skill levels tips and strategies to maximize production and enjoyment from home and community food production.
Wear comfortable clothes and shoes; bring water, a journal and a camera if you'd like.
The Dickinson College Farm is a 50-acre living laboratory that is USDA Certified Organic. Located just six miles from campus, the farm has more than 15 acres of vegetable production ground and 18 acres of animal pasture. The farm supports the academic interests of students and faculty, promotes renewable energy through solar applications and builds a greater awareness about how food is generated using techniques that help sustain natural ecosystems.
-Dickinson College Farm
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Dickinson College Farm (View)
553 Park Drive
Boiling Springs, PA 17007
|Minimum Age: 13|
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|