The Learning Council Blog
Arts for All sponsored a delightful Galician Folk Music concert at Paonia Elementary School on February 16 for 1-6th grade students as well as Paonia High School students who study Spanish and Music.
The Learning Council hosted a Valentine gift offering to the community of a screening of the film Walk With Me. This film documented the life of Buddhist Monks and Nuns who live with Thich Nhat Hanh at Plum Village in France.
Ben Gillespie, Emily Hartnett and Jake Gray discussed Livestock Infrastructure. The group visited the animals at The Living Farm in their homes and viewed practical and economical ways to care for and contain animals.
The Silk Road was performed at the Paonia Elementary School by Marcin Arendt on violin, Kimberly Patterson cello, Benjamin De Kock Double Bass and David Alderdice on Drums.
The Learning Council served over 100 people at Harvest Moon Dinner, a farm to table feast at Edesia Community Kitchen on October 4, 2017.
The Learning Council was glad to team up with the Paonia Ranger District, The Nature Connection, The Western Slope Conservation Center, Interpretive Association of Western Colorado, BLM, Conservation Legacy, Americorps and Recreational Resource Management to participate in the Celebration of National Public Lands Day at beautiful Lost Lake.
Peace and Plenty Farm hosted the Festival of Courage for North Fork School of Integrated Studies families and community members to celebrate this bountiful time of year, the power of the sun, and to gather strength to move forward to the dark time of year.
The Learning Council and VOGA teamed up to offer a class on cultivating heirloom grain, at Thistle Whistle Farm in Hotchkiss.