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Program Director Ann Vote

Meet Our Program Director, Ann Vote

Filled with passion to teach, engage and empower students, Ann Vote brings energy and a make-it-happen attitude to Farm Camp Minnesota.

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Bruce Tiffany Harvest Tour

“Come on up kids!” 6th graders virtually jump into the combine for harvest

Farmer Bruce Tiffany gives students a behind-the-scenes tour of harvest on October 7, 2021. What happens when 200 students…

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Amberly Cox AgHost

Meet a Farm Camp AgHost: Amberly Cox, U of M Crookston

“You never know when you’ll meet someone, who with one conversation, will set up the trajectory of their life because you shared your story.” After a fun-filled Farm Camp focused on the barns at the U of M Crookston Campus, we asked Amberly Cox, our Farm Camp AgHost, to share some thoughts on her experience. […]

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Goats at JB Farms

You’ve Got to be Kidding me

“You’ve Got to be Kidding Me” Farming Life Lesson: You can only plan for so much. Be prepared for anything. Let’s pretend for a second that you get the courage to try something new.  You decide to start your very own meat goat operation.  You’re ready to learn and grow your farm, but the curveball […]

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Virtual 5th Grade Ag Day engages over 300 students

Farm Camp MN and Redwood Area Chamber Ag Committee teamed up to create their first “Virtual 5th Grade Ag Day.” Learn more about the 4 diverse farm tours.

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5 Lessons learned from our Pilot Programs

Before fully launching Farm Camps to all educators, we started with 4 pilot programs. We learned a few lessons that helped us to now best serve our educators, students and AgHosts. During our launch, we asked the MAITC Regional Curriculum Specialists to connect us to adventurous (and very understanding) educators in their region. First, we […]

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Tractor Technology

What Does a Student Experience During a Farm Camp?

There are 3 main parts to a Farm Camp Student Experience. Learn about how students grow their knowledge on a specific ag industry inside and outside of the classroom.

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Students Raising Hands

Farm Camp: More Than a Field Trip

When your students engage in a Farm Camp, it is more than just a field trip. They will become immersed in the content, create a human connection, and see first-hand their own connection to agriculture.

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Students at Maple Syrup Farm

Creating an Interactive Ag Experience in 3 Easy Steps with Farm Camp Minnesota

Learn the 3 easy steps it takes to create a Farm Camp experience!
Farm Camp Minnesota bridges classroom learning to an on-farm experience allowing your students to engage first-hand with a farm or agricultural business.  And what’s even better is the meaningful connection they will build to what they are learning in the classroom and the outside world.

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Farm Camp Minnesota Field Day

The Farm Camp Minnesota Story

Here at Farm Camp, we’re so very pleased to be relaunching! In this article, you’ll read about where we have come from and where we are headed. Yesterday Farm Camp Minnesota was created to provide a fun, interactive learning experience that provided youth a connection to agriculture and their food. It was originally a one […]

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Now Planning Farm Camp Experiences for Fall 2022!
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