Sunday, February 27, 2011

The itinerary at last...

February 28th
  • Drive to Kernersville, NC to help Laura Fraser process wool at her sustainable sheep farm, Farmgirl Arts http://www.etsy.com/shop/FarmGirlArts
  • Sleep at Friendship Meeting House in Greensboro
March 1st
  • Tour NC Ag & Tech Research Farm
  • Work project at Fickle Creek Farm in Efland, NC, a sustainable farm that produces eggs, broilers, pork, beef, and veggies http://home.mebtel.net/~ficklecreek/
  • Stay with May Toms in Greensboro
March 2nd
  • Plant potatoes Amish style using horse team with Tom Coletti
  • Stay with Tom Coletti at the Union Grove Amish community
March 3rd
  • Drive to Lumberton, NC
  • Sleep in River Way Outdoor Adventure and Education Center
March 4th
  • Talk by environmental/local food activist Mac Legerton while canoeing the Lumby river
  • Visit farms in Lumberton area
  • Sleep in River Way Outdoor Adventure and Education Center
March 5th
  • Drive to Jacksonville, FL
  • Stay with Al and June Geiger.
March 6th
  • Drive to Boynton Beach, FL
  • Stay with Ted and Trudy Winsburg
March 7th
  • Day of rest
  • Stay with Ted and Trudy Winsburg
March 8th
  • Visit Green Cay Farm (the one Green Cay on the AMS Campus is named after) and other local farms
  • Stay with Ted and Trudy Winsburg
March 9th
  •  Explore the Everglades
  • Stay with Ted and Trudy Winsburg
March 10th
March 11th
  • Drive to Lakeport, FL for work project at Tom Oswalt's certified organic pink grapefruit grove
  • Camp at Crystal River Preserve State Park
March 12th
  • Service work for Crystal River Preserve State Park
  • Swimming and tubing in the Rainbow River
  • Camp at Crystal River Preserve State Park
March 13th
  • Drive to Bluffton, GA
  • Camp at Kolomoki Mounds State Park
March 14th
  • Tour and work project at White Oak Pastures, a sustainable cattle ranch that sells beef to Whole Foods in the southeast http://www.whiteoakpastures.com/
  • Drive to Marietta, GA
  • Stay with Patrick and Nicole Seals
March 15th
  • Visit the Children's School in Atlanta, GA
  • Meet Chef Steven Satterfield of Miller Union and learn about local and sustainable food sourcing
  • Dinner at Miller Union restaurant http://www.millerunion.com/site/
  • Stay with Patrick and Nicole Seals
March 16th
  • Drive to Comer, GA for work project at Jubilee Partners, an intentional community with a large farm used to feed its members http://www.jubileepartners.org/
  • Stay at Jubilee Partners
March 17th
  • Drive to AMS
  • Sleep in our own beds

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