The School of the New American Farmstead
Short Courses that Last a Lifetime
Whether you are interested in fermentation, mushroom cultivation, entrepreneurship, biointegrated farm design, cheesemaking, craft beverages, or traditional crafts for a regenerative future, the School of the New American Farmstead offers unparalleled experiential education opportunities set in the natural beauty of the Northeast Kingdom— a destination for families and individuals in search of a region that specializes in food, farming, and fitness.
In a world where colleges, like big box stores, look increasingly alike, Sterling is unlike any other school in the nation. Which is why you need to visit. Breathe the fresh, mountain air on our rural Vermont campus. Watch our draft horses at work and tour our woodlands, greenhouses, classrooms, and studios. Relish a farm-to-table lunch with Sterling faculty and students.
See for yourself that it’s possible to learn in a place where you can live your values. Schedule a visit now. (And wear your work boots.)
Registration now for our Open House, October 12, 2019
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Healing Through the Seasons
October 15, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
Midterm and Withdrawal Deadline for Long Block
October 17, 2019
Long Block 1 Ends
October 18, 2019
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