Farm Safety Camp for Young Women and Their Female Farming Mentors

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The Youth Farm Safety Project and the Women’s Agricultural Network are collaborating on an overnight safety camp for young women (14-19) and their female farming mentors.

We’ll be gathering at Spring Brook Farm in Reading, Vermont the first weekend in May for two days of hands-on workshops taught by farmers and safety professionals.

Livestock Safety

Workshops will include tractor and machinery safety, livestock safety, farm first aid, farm fire safety, woodlot safety, working safely outdoors, ergonomics, self-defense, and a movie to boot!

Daughters and mothers, aunts and nieces, employees and employers, neighbors and friends -come join us in building safe skills and safe habits across generations.                 TractorRollover

The program fee is $40 per participant.  This includes lodging, four meals, and all workshops.

Got questions?  Call Kristen Mullins at (802) 656-2034 or email at kristen.mullins@uvm.edu.

Want to register?  Here’s the link to 4-H Events.  Just scroll down the list until you get to Farm Safety for Young Women & Their Female Farming Mentors.

If you are able to post a flyer in your school, workplace, feed store, general store or refrigerator, you can download the flyer with the same link.

We recommend registering early as we are limited to 20 participants.

Thank you and hope to see you in May!

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About Kristen C. Mullins

Kristen Mullins has been developing and implementing community-based educational programs for over 20 years. Her work with UVM Extension includes curricula and resource development for the Youth Farm Safety Project as well as coordinating the New Farmer Project’s Ground Work Program. Mullins previously worked for Vermont Works for Women where she was responsible for directing workforce development programs for women and girls.
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