Author Archives: Kristen C. Mullins

Profile photo of Kristen C. Mullins

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.

Play It Farm Safe

How do you like to learn? Do you prefer an in-depth explanation before trying something new, or are you a jump-in-with-both-feet type?  Do you remember best when you hear something, do something, or see something? As parents, educators or employers, … Continue reading

Posted in Resources for Beginning Farmers | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Summer Job Season

  It’s summer job season – time to review farm safety skills with the young people working on your farm.  The UVM Youth Farm Safety Project has a range of resources to help. There are still five days to register for … Continue reading

Posted in Resources for Beginning Farmers, Uncategorized, Upcoming events... | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Farm Safety Camp for Young Women and Their Female Farming Mentors

You heard it here first! 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, … Continue reading

Posted in Culture and Society, General info | Tagged , , | Comments Off