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2014 Calendar
Winter Weekend Permaculture Design Course, Spiral Ridge - January 17-20
Permaculture Design Certificate Course, at Maya Mountain Research Farm, San Pedro Columbia, Belize, February 10-22
Winter Weekend Permaculture Design Course, Spiral Ridge - March 1-2
Winter Weekend Permaculture Design Course, Spiral Ridge - March 7-9
Midwife Assistant Workshop March 16-22  
Farm Experience Weekend March 21-23
Farm Apprentice Orientation Week March 30-April 5
Midwifery Workshop - Neonatal Resuscitation April 10-11
Farm Experience Weekend April 18-20
The Land - with Swan Conservation Trust
Discover Big Swan Headwaters Preserve
Hike, followed by dinner and music
Midwife Assistant Workshop April 13-19
Swan Trust Hike May 3
Waterfalls on the Natchez Trace
Midwife Herb Workshop May 22-24
The Communities Conference May 23-25
Advanced Midwife Workshop April 13-19
Common Sense and Tradition
Woofer & Work Exchange Permablitzes
April 27-May 3
Farm Apprentice Orientation Week
May 4-10
Woofer & Work Exchange Permablitzes
June 1-7
Organic Gardening Intensive June 4-8
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 8
Davy Crockett State Park
Farm Apprentice Orientation Week June 8-14
Farm Apprentice Orientation Week July 6-12
Farm Experience Summer Retreat
July 23-27 or 25-27 (weekend only)
Fun for the entire family
. All of the Farm Experience workshops plus activities for kids. Swimming, hiking...more
Buffalo River Canoe Trip Aug 17
Swan Trust
Midwife Assistant Workshop Aug 3-9
Permaculture Design with Albert Bates
Aug. 1-15, in Chicago
Advanced Midwife Workshop Aug 24-30
Farm Apprentice Orientation Week
Aug 31 -Sept 6
Midwifery Workshop - Neonatal Resuscitation September 18-19
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
Edible Forest Gardening Sept. 27-29
Farm Apprentice Orientation Week Sept 28-Oct 4
Swan Trust Hike Oct 11
Devils Backbone St Natural Area
Woofer & Work Exchange Permablitzes
Oct 26-Nov 1
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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Accommodations
All overnight visitors must sign a Release Form/Hold Harmless Agreement.
Visitors who wish to stay more than 30 days must make an extended visitor agreement with the Welcome Center. Thanks!
Barb and Neal's Place
931-964-2150
bbloom50@gmail.com
$40 per/adult/night - family rates available
Located at the bottom of First Road just above the swimming hole. Barbara and Neal have an extensive garden, and a Farm house built for shard living. They have 5 bedrooms available: 2 queens, 2 doubles, and 1 w/2 twin beds. WiFi and internet access. No AC. Bedding, vegan/vegetarian breakfast and dinner provided. Barb has written three cookbooks, and works at The Book Publishing Co. Neal works as a building contractor. . No smokers or pets, please (They have 1 cat.).  Reservations required. Please call Barb in the evening or weekends at 931-964-2150.  
Community Center
931/964-4927
mccarthp43@hotmail.com
Dorms: $20/night per bed, Camping: $15 per site ( for large groups only -
must make advance reservations)
Dorms and camping (for large events only). Located on Schoolhouse Road across from Solar School & Community Center. There are indoor shower and bathrooms (wheelchair accessible), out houses & a solar shower.  
Granny's Suites cell (931)215-8081
lindaleegavin@aol.com
$80 per night
PRIVATE, 3 bedroom apartment. Playground, screened porch, fully equipped kitchen. bedroom and bath, central heat & air and cable TV. Centrally located across the field from the store and gazebo. $80.00 per night. More info at www.grannys-suites.com.
James and Judith's Blueberry Lane House 917-804-2110
judith38483@gmail.com
$40 per adult/night; $60 for two, minimum two nights.

We are James and Judith, two of the founding members of the farm who have returned and built one of the newer houses on the farm. Although some work is still in progress we have two extra bedrooms, one has a king size bed and the other a twin trundle that opens up. We have two and a half bathrooms, central heat and air, Dish and wifi.  Our house overlooks the meadow towards the main road and we are just down the road from the blueberry patch on Blueberry Lane.  Welcome. 

 
                                                                       
Kissing Tree
931-279-0490
bobormike@yahoo.com
$40 per adult; $60 per couple.
Located near the Farm School, Community Center, and the Ecovillage Training Center. Two upstairs rooms with double beds, in-ground pool with surrounding gardens, hot tub, internet access, AC. Breakfast included. Other meals negotiable. No smokers or pets, please.  
Lisa's Home
931-964-3186,
lrhclowngirl@yahoo.com
$40 per person, per night. This includes meals, if she can do it, otherwise a break in price.
Located on Second Road. Lisa has been part of The Farm since the early days. She is an active participant in the Community Garden. Her guest room has a single bed and AC. Guest share the house bathroom. Women only, please. Lesbian women are welcome. Bicyclists too!  
Meadow Inn 615-512-1211 cell - 931-964-2556 land line
sweetwillow60@gmail.com
$40 per adult and $60 per couple per night. Ask about weekly rates.
Meadow Inn is hosted by Anna Moore, one of the founding members of The Farm and a veteran of the Caravan.  The Inn is one of the first buildings built on The Farm, definitely an historic and peaceful atmosphere. We are located just down the road from the Clinic and have a short path to the swimming hole.  There is one large bedroom with a king bed downstairs and another room with a single bed available upstairs. There is a large living room and kitchen/dining room.  Breakfast is included, other meals available upon request and if I am available to cook.  Cost negotiable. I love to cook, my food is appreciated by many varied eaters.
   
Phil & Mary's
931-964-2412
phil@villagemedia.com
$40 per adult/night; $60 for two, minimum two nights.
A new house located on Blueberry Lane. Phil is one of our founding members and runs Village Media. Mary is a Pediatric Nurse. Up to three rooms available, one with private bath. Breakfast, hot tub in winter, high speed internet. No smokers or pets, please. Meals may be available, and kitchen is always open. For pictures and more information, please visit www.philmarybb.com
The Eco-Hostel, at The Ecovillage Training Center
931-964-4474
ecovillage@thefarm.org
For dorms or private rooms, Please call, or email, for prices. Camping - $14 per site, per night, platform camp site $16 per site per night.
(Closed August & November 1 March 31) An interesting and educational place to stay during your visit on The Farm. The guests and resident interns often include people from around the world. Dorms, private rooms & camping. Down home, slightly primitive old Farm communal style living arrangements. You share bathrooms and limited kitchen privileges. Note: This facility is closed when trainings or conferences are in session. Please check the ETC calendar. In addition to indoor facilities, the location also has two outside solar showers & a composting toilet. Please RSVP to confirm reservations.  
Steve & Cynthia's Place
931-964-2571
cynthrohr@gmail.com
$40 per/adult/night/ $60 per couple
Our house is located in the center of The Farm, close to the store, the clinic, and the Community Center.  We have two second-floor bedrooms each with double bed, two full bathrooms shared with the house, WiFi connection, fans (no AC), and an organic garden.  Bedding and towels provided.  Vegetarian breakfast is included (other meals negotiable), or we offer a $10/day discount if breakfast is provided elsewhere during your stay.  No pets or smokers, please (we have one cat). 
 
Welcome Center Campground
931-964-3574
vickie@thefarmcommunity.com
$14 per camp site.
Located on Farm Road next to a wildlife pond, where the frogs will sing you to sleep, and adjacent to the new Frisbee Golf course. At this primitive campground, there are picnic tables, lantern holders, tent sites, one pop up camper site or RV site (no power), a water spigot, and an outhouse. Limited access to indoor showers.  
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