Tag Archives: Farm Camp

Interview with Ranger Pam Barnes

Park service employees hold a wide variety of positions and expertise.  From law enforcement, to resource management, to administration, to maintenance, to interpretation, everyone has an important role to make the park function.  We’ve interviewed Pam Barnes, one of the … Continue reading

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Farm School 2013

Where does our food come from?  Where is it grown and how does it get to our plate?  Are some foods healthier than others?  What does it take to become a farmer? Akron students from Findley CLC spent three days … Continue reading

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Summer Camp Highlights

It’s hard to believe summer camp season has already come and gone.  We had a blast with our kids this year doing everything from outdoor skills to making cheese.  Each week of our summer offered a different themed camp.  Here … Continue reading

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Summer Camp Open House

May 5, 2013 1–3 p.m. Learn more about camp at our Summer Camp Open House. Meet our staff and tour our residential facilities! This is a great opportunity to ask questions and find out what camp is all about. Open … Continue reading

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New Lichen Identified in CVNP

Hey, are you algae?  Because I’m a fungi and I’m lichen you! What is lichen, you ask? It is a composite organism; an alga and a fungus living together in a symbiotic relationship.  The algae are able to photosynthesize while … Continue reading

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Hoop House Hurrah

Ladies and gentlemen, we have a hoop house!  I had the chance to chat with Lori Smith, our farm educational specialist, about the ins and outs of the hoop house.  It is educational, it is sustainable, and provides fresh local … Continue reading

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From Farm to Fork

As I watched the slurry of chicken, pig, and sheep poop run down the driveway while I sprayed off thirty pairs of child-sized boots with the hose, I thought to myself, “this is one of those tasks listed under ‘other … Continue reading

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Farm Camp

Farm Camp was in full force last week here at the EEC.  Twenty students from an Akron Boys & Girls Club enjoyed a week of history, harvest, animal care, and even farm chores!  Based out of the Stanford House, Hale … Continue reading

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