The Learning Council Blog

Ounce of Prevention

Ounce of Prevention

An ounce of prevention during these trying times is necessary. Pandemic precautions require a degree of restriction to protect both staff and patients; however we can still provide safe, effective communication that supports dignity and respect, information sharing, participation and collaboration.

Growing Hemp Panel

Growing Hemp Panel

A Hemp Panel discussion on regenerative hemp was held at Edesia on February 23, 2020. The panel discussion was sponsored by VOGA and The Learning Council. Listen to the audio recording.

Advent Spiral Garden

Advent Spiral Garden

Paonia community members came together to build an Advent Spiral Garden for the children to experience their own journey through this darkest time of the year, protected and guided by an angelic being.

Friends of Youth and Nature

Friends of Youth and Nature

Friends of Youth and Nature supports, promotes and facilitates opportunities for youth and families to go outside and promote healthy lifestyles.

Adventures of Odysseus

Adventures of Odysseus

The North Fork School of Integrated Studies 5th and 6th grade students performed The Adventures of Odysseus on February 17 at the Paradise Theater in Paonia.

Galician Folk Music

Galician Folk Music

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.

Walk With Me

Walk With Me

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.

Livestock Infrastructure

Livestock Infrastructure

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.