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DEC 6 & 7, 2014
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2015 Calendar
Permaculture Design Certificate Course, at Maya Mountain Research Farm, San Pedro Columbia, Belize, February 21 - March 5
Winter Weekend Permaculture Design Course, Spiral Ridge - March
Midwifery Workshop - Neonatal Resuscitation March 5-6
Midwife Assistant Workshop March 8-14  
Farm Experience Weekend March 20-22
Farm Apprentice Orientation Week March -April
Farm Experience Weekend April 17-19
The Land - with Swan Conservation Trust
Discover Big Swan Headwaters Preserve
Hike, followed by dinner and music
Midwife Assistant Workshop April 26-May 2
Woofer & Work Exchange Permablitzes
April-May
Farm Apprentice Orientation Week
May
Swan Trust Hike May
Midwife Herb Workshop May 21-23
The Communities Conference May 22-24
Advanced Midwife Workshop May 24-29
Common Sense and Tradition
Woofer & Work Exchange Permablitzes
June 1-7
Organic Gardening Intensive June 3-7
A 5 day hands-on gardening plus garden tours on and off-The Farm to visit Shiitake operations, a bamboo nursery...more
Swan Trust Hike June
Farm Apprentice Orientation Week June 8-14
Advanced Midwife Workshop June 14-19
Farm Apprentice Orientation Week July
Farm Experience Summer Retreat
July 15-19
Fun for the entire family
. All of the Farm Experience workshops plus activities for kids. Swimming, hiking...more
Buffalo River Canoe Trip Aug
Swan Trust
Midwife Assistant Workshop Aug 2-8
Advanced Midwife Workshop Aug 23-29
Farm Apprentice Orientation Week
Aug -Sept
Farm Experience Weekend Sept 19-21
Our last Farm Experience till next year!
Swan Trust Hike Sept 21
Meriwether Lewis National Park
Midwifery Assistant Workshop Sept 21-27
Farm Apprentice Orientation Week Sept -Oct
Swan Trust Hike Oct
Woofer & Work Exchange Permablitzes
Oct-Nov
Midwifery Workshop - Neonatal Resuscitation November 16-17
Farm School Holiday Bazaar Dec. 6

This year The Farm Ecovillage Training Center will also be offering a permaculture design certificate for apprentices who attend for two consecutive months.
Inquiries: apprenticeship@thefarm.org

 
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_Driving Directions >>
The Farm Welcome Center, 100 Farm Road, Summertown, TN 38483 Note: Some GPS devices will route you to our back gate or un-maintained roads.
We recommend you follow the directions below.
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- Directions from the East -
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  Take I-40 to Hwy 840 (just east of Lebanon)
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Take right on to I-65 South then continue with "Directions from the North" below
 
- Directions from the Nashville Airport-
left Take I-40 West toward Memphis
   
left Keep left to take I-24 via exit 213A toward I-440 - 3.2 mi.
   
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Immediately merge right on to I-440 via exit 53 toward Memphis
   
right Merge right via exit 5 on to I-65 - 2.6 mi.
   
left Stay in left exit lane to take I-65 south toward Huntsville
   
  Continue with "Directions from the North" below
   
  - Directions from the Nashville Airport- Alternative Route
left Take I-40 West toward Memphis - approx. 5 mi.
   
left Stay in left lane to take I-65 south toward Huntsville
   
  Continue with "Directions from the North" below
 
- Directions from the North -
 
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Take I-65 south to the Saturn Parkway (396).
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Take exit on right to 31 to Columbia.
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Take a right on 412 - Becomes Hwy. 43.
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Take a right at Route 20 (Summertown)*.

  • @ Sonic & Shell Gas Station
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@ Summertown Market, Route 20 veers to the right.
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Turn right onto Drake Lane.

  • Approx 1/2 mile past volunteer fire dept.
  • just past high tension power lines
  • @ the Lawrence County-line sign
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Approx. one mile down a straight-away; take a right onto Walker Rd. as Drakes Lane bears to the Left.
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You will arrive at a red brick house with a white lattice,
and a big gate, our Welcome Center.
Stop in to collect a map,flier, and literature.
It is also a gift shop with discounted books, tie-dye t-shirts, jewelry and other items.
There is also a small museum room.

Welcome Center (931/964-3574) or email Vickie
welcome center
(If Walker Rd. turns into a dirt road,
then you have gone too far)
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- Directions from the West -
  I-40 to Exit 143
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Exit 143, Hwy 13 to Linden
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Linden Hwy 412 E to Hohenwald
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Hohenwald Park Ave. for 4 Blocks
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On to 4th Ave
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On to Hwy 20 East
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On to Drakes Lane (Approx. 3 miles before Drakes Lane, you will see “J & C Grocery” on the left. At Drakes Lane, you will first see a large white pole with the sign “The Farm”, & a green “Lawrence County” sign.
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Approx. one mile down a straight-away; take a right onto Walker Rd. as Drakes Lane bears to the Left.
 
- Directions from the South -
 
I-24 or I-65 North to US 64
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West through Pulaski to Lawrenceburg.
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Turn north on US 43 and go for about 15 miles.
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Take a left at Route 20 (Summertown)*.

  • @ Sonic & Shell Gas Station
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@ Summertown Market, Route 20 veers to the right.
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Turn right onto Drake Lane.

  • Approximately 1/2 mile past volunteer fire dept.
  • just past high tension power lines
  • @ the Lawrence County-line sign
  _____________________________________________
right
Approx. one mile down a straight-away; take a right onto Walker Rd. as Drakes Lane bears to the Left.
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Summertown, TN_38483
PH: 931-964-3574
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