Unit 1 – Pre-visit planning
In this unit I will learn how to:
- identify what makes visits to my farm unique for children (possibilities, facilities)
- attune the interests and possibilities of the farmer with the expectations of the teacher
- brief/prepare children/young people for a farm visit
Introduction to the unit:
Learning first-hand from a farmer is an important formative experience, improving knowledge and building interest in the consumption of healthy and fresh produce. Detailed preparation will ensure that each visit to a farm successfully reaches the stated educational goals. In this unit you will identify important aspects concerning to work out a plan for your biofarm visits.