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  • Maysie's Farm Conservation Center
    demonstrating and advocating organic agriculture farmland preservation and Community Supported Agriculture and by offering unique educational programs Maysie s Farm is developing a community within Chester County that is based on a local sustainably produced food supply and a commitment to ecological living We are always looking for good interns E mail Sam Cantrell for more information or to apply Interested in joining the CSA Click this button Maysie s

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  • Maysie's Farm Conservation Center - Community Supported Agriculture
    s Farm Conservation Center I consider myself a conservationist and I feel that conservation is education Read more How You Can Help Maysie s Farm is always looking for a few good volunteers and donations of materials Click here if you can help Maysie s Farm Blog Fresh from the Field is chock full of the latest farm news recipes links photos and ideas for how to use the delicious

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  • Maysie's Farm Conservation Center - Sustainable Agriculture Internships
    and learn practices of sustainable agriculture conservation and ecological resource management They greatly increase their understanding of these subjects by working on a farm that is educationally oriented They come to understand soil fertility practices crop rotation principles organic pest control and other aspects of the art and science of growing great vegetables Additionally they participate in the development of a community focused on a local organic food supply and observe firsthand the benefits of its community spirit Through their experience at Maysie s Farm interns improve their opportunities for career advancement in organic agriculture and the environmental field They will carry the essence of the Maysie s Farm experience with them and disseminate it to the other individuals and communities they encounter in their lives We expect to serve as mentors to those interns who embark on their own agricultural enterprises as has been the case with many of our past students We coordinate the Sustainable Agriculture Internship Training Alliance SAITA of Southeastern PA a cooperative effort of fourteen organic farms Interns farmers and volunteers gather at a different farm twice each month for a Saturday and Sunday workshop and farm tour In addition once a month there is

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  • Maysie's Farm Conservation Center - What the Press is Saying
    Philadelphia PA March 23 2007 Conservation Runs in the Family at Maysie s in West Vincent By Anne Pickering Daily Local News West Chester PA February 20 2007 Advocate Pushes for Sustainable Farming Growth By Anne Pickering Daily Local News West Chester PA February 20 2007 Agriculture Secretary Visits Local Farm Wolff tours Maysie s Farm Conservation Center in West Vincent By John Rossomando Daily Local News West Chester PA

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  • Maysie's Farm Conservation Center - Directions to the Farm
    the first left onto St Andrew s Lane The farm is on the left just past the church From the suburbs south of the farm Take US 202 to PA 401 take the PA 401 exit towards Frazer Continue on PA 401 Conestoga Road approximately 9 miles Almost immediately after crossing over PA 100 make the first left onto St Andrew s Lane The farm is on the left just

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  • Maysie's Farm Conservation Center - How You Can Help
    better when you ve helped to grow it Wish List Looking to get rid of any of the following items Maysie s Farm will put them to good use Please contact Sam at 610 458 8129 if you can donate any of these items Solar powered walkway lights Assistance building a bio diesel production system or a compost tea brewing system A new 20 000 BTU air conditioner to help us build a new walk in cooler A roadworthy 4 wheel drive farm truck Would you like to become a Friend of Maysie s Farm Conservation Center Your tax deductible charitable contribution will support our educational programs which include Sustainable Agriculture Internships School Youth Programs Teacher Training Workshops Outreach Programs and a Community Learning Series We greatly appreciate any help you might offer toward our mission of increasing public understanding of the importance of conservation and ecological thinking by promoting sustainable agriculture and Community Supported Agriculture There are a number of ways that you can support our efforts Cash Gift You can make your check payable to Maysie s Farm Conservation Center and mail it to 15 St Andrew s Lane Glenmoore PA 19343 Employer Matching Program You can have your employer match your contribution to Maysie s Farm Conservation Center if they have a gift matching program your company s Human Resources department can give you information United Way Donor Option You can designate Maysie s Farm Conservation Center as your donor option in your United Way Workplace Campaign Stocks You can contribute appreciated stock and may receive significant tax advantages Contact Sam Cantrell Executive Director at 610 458 8129 about the details needed to make this type of contribution If you d like to help but aren t sure how please contact us Maysie s Farm Conservation Center

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  • Maysie's Farm Conservation Center - Join the CSA for the Current Season
    at Jenkin s Arboretum Devon PA 900 Only a limited number of shares will be delivered on Tuesdays to the Arboretum Call us for availability SMALL SHARE Family Share quantity picked up alternate weeks at the farm 400 Pick up starting Friday 27 May Monday 30 May Friday 3 June Monday 6 June SMALL SHARE Family Share quantity picked up alternate weeks at Jenkins 475 Jenkins shares include pick your own crops and delivery of any cooperative marketing products ordered PAYMENT OPTIONS Full Payment by January 15 2011 Please deduct 4 200 Deposit by January 15 balance by March 15 2011 200 deposit then 1 2 of balance 10 by April 15 and 1 2 10 by July 15 2011 Other PAYMENT ENCLOSED Please make checks payable to Maysie s Farm Conservation Center IN EXCHANGE FOR MEMBERSHIP PAYMENT I accept the commitment from Maysie s Farm Conservation Center to provide each member with an equitable share of organically grown produce for the season I understand that farming is not without risks and that forces beyond the Farmer s control may adversely effect the harvest In addition I understand that some portion of the crops grown at Maysie s Farm will be sold as cash crops outside the CSA I release Maysie s Farm Conservation Center from any responsibility or liability for injuries which I or anyone accompanying me may incur as a result of being on the premises SIGNATURE DATE IF SHARING A SHARE please provide complete contact information for the other household s NAME PHONE ADDRESS EMAIL COMMENTS NAME PHONE ADDRESS EMAIL COMMENTS AS A 501 c 3 CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT Your tax deductible contribution will enable us to conduct our educational programs and effectively promote the concept of a local sustainable food system Our programs

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  • "Understanding Agriculture" Teacher Training Workshops
    classroom starting a garden on your school grounds or establishing a relationship with a local farm On Day 1 after receiving a practical in the field introduction to the basic principles and practices of organic agriculture you will plant transplant water mulch and harvest a variety of crops and create a fresh from the field luncheon By condensing a growing season into a few hours you will get a good sense of where your food comes from and how your lifestyle choices affect the health of the planet as well as your own health You should leave with enough knowledge and skill to start your own school garden and with a commitment from Maysie s Farm Conservation Center to provide support for your own agricultural initiatives Day 2 is designed to help you understand Integrated Pest Management IPM and learn hands on activities that will assist you in meeting the Academic Standards for IPM You will explore the garden for pests and beneficial insects and then catch observe classify and identify what you have found After reviewing various control techniques you will participate in games learning exercises and demonstrations All will come away with a working understanding of the IPM triangle and an appreciation of IPM as a vehicle for encouraging critical thinking and developing decision making skills You will also leave with a list of helpful resources including Internet sites books and magazines A field trip to a local elementary school will assist you in visualizing how these activities could be accomplished in a school setting The workshop runs from 8 30 a m to 3 00 p m each day and will be held on July 8 and 10 2008 Sign up early the session is limited to 25 participants The 125 registration fee covers instruction 13 hours

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