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Farm Market Day

Farm Market Day

Seasonal Market...

Saturday, May 20, 2017
Time: 9:00am - 2:00pm

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Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Learn...

Sunday, May 21, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm


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Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Learn...

Sunday, May 21, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm


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Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Learn...

Sunday, May 21, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm


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Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Learn...

Sunday, May 21, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm


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Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Learn...

Sunday, May 21, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm


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May Sustainability and Community Conference

May Sustainability and Community Conference

May 26-28, 2017...

Friday, May 26, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Learn...

Sunday, May 21, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm


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May Sustainability and Community Conference

May Sustainability and Community Conference

May 26-28, 2017...

Friday, May 26, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Learn...

Sunday, May 21, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm


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May Sustainability and Community Conference

May Sustainability and Community Conference

May 26-28, 2017...

Friday, May 26, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

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Ecovillage Training CenterMidwifery EventFarm EventGreenLife Retreats

Farm Market Day

Saturday, May 20, 2017 -

Time: 9:00am - 2:00pm

Seasonal Market Day The Farm in Summertown, TN Under the dome at The Farm Store Every third Saturday 9am-2pm April - October Local Crafts and foods If you would like to vend please contact farmmarketday@gmail.com

Location


The Farm Open Air Dome
100 2nd Road
Summertown, Tennessee 38483

Event Fees:



Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
Ecovillage@thefarm.org

Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Sunday, May 21, 2017 - Saturday, May 27, 2017

Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

Learn to be a Midwife Assistant

We sponsor Midwifery Assistant Workshops in which we introduce the skills and knowledge you will need to assist a practicing midwife in home or birth center delivery. This workshop will give you a foundation to some midwife assistant skills on which you can build whether you plan to become a midwife assistant, a midwife, or continue your midwifery studies in a formalized midwifery school. If you are already a doula, this workshop will broaden your understanding of the birth process and will inform you of ways to assist a midwife as well as the birthing mother. workshop_assistant Midwifery Assistant Workshop Calendar
  • February 19-25, 2017
  • March 26-April 1, 2017
  • April 23-29, 2017
  • May 21-27, 2017
  • September 17-23, 2017
  • November 5-11, 2017
This workshop now includes the following classes:
  • Birth kit supplies, setup and use, and what is expected of a midwife assistant
  • Basic sterile technique; packing and sterilizing birthing instruments, and keeping the birth environment clean
  • Anatomy and physiology of female reproduction, pregnancy, labor and delivery – hormones and the female body
  • A closer look at ultrasound use: problems and solutions
  • Introduction to pelvimetry and anatomy of the pelvis; dilation checks with model
  • Introduction to charting, record keeping and medical terminology
  • Introduction to midwifery assistant skills, including taking blood pressure, vital signs, fetal heart tones and fundal measurements – hands-on with a live model
  • Monitoring baby’s fetal heart tone
  • The midwife assistant’s role during labor, delivery and immediate postpartum care
  • Immediate postpartum care of mother and baby
  • Introduction to care and assessment of the newborn
  • Helping the breast-feeding mother
  • Testing of hematocrit and urine
  • Cultural competency in childbirth and care of women
  • History of the Farm Midwifery Center
  • Bloodborn Pathogens/Disease Prevention: HBV, HIV/AIDS and the midwife
  • Oxygen setup and use
  • Neonatal Resuscitation (optional)
  • Teen Pregnancypalpatation
Book List for Midwifery Assistant Workshops (read assigned sections before class / bring with you)
  • A Book for Midwives, by Susan Klein                                                                                  $40.00 plus p/h
The following books are optional to bring:
  • Practical Skills Guide for Midwifery (PSG), by Pam Weaver and Sharon Evans       $90.00 plus p/h
  • Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth, by Ina May Gaskin                                                           $18.00 plus p/h
  • Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding, by Ina May Gaskin                                                     $18.00 plus p/h
  • Spiritual Midwifery, by Ina May Gaskin                                                                             $18.00 plus p/h
  • Birth Matters: A midwife’s manifesta, by Ina May Gaskin                                              $20.00 plus p/h
Ordering Information You may order the above books from us at: Farm Midwifery Workshops – P.O. Box 217 – Summertown TN 38483 Postage and handling in the U.S.: 1 book = $13.00 add $4.00 for each additional book _____________________________________ Textbook for Neonatal Resuscitation order # NRP 101. To order call: 1-888-227-1770 or visit www.aap.org/nrp This book is important to read. Study the first four chapters plus the 9th chapter before you come, Bring the book with you. Be sure they send you the latest edition. This book is necessary only if you are taking the NRP class. _____________________________________ 6-day Midwifery Assistant Workshops $1,350 – Register Now See registration application for information about our cash discount.
  • February 19-25, 2017
  • March 26-April 1, 2017
  • April 23-29, 2017
  • May 21-27, 2017
  • September 17-23, 2017
  • November 5-11, 2017
This includes all classes, handouts, a three ring binder, and two meals a day, breakfast and supper. Fee does not include your books. Contact us for a reading list. Breakfasts include a hot entrée, fruit, granola, breakfast breads, eggs, coffee, tea, and dairy or non-dairy options for milk, cream cheese, and creamer. The Farm Store provides a variety of foods, salads and homemade soups for lunches. Lunch prices vary from $8 to $16 depending on what you purchase. Supper will be a delicious home cooked vegetarian meal every night.

Location


The Farm

Summertown, Tennessee 38483

Event Fees:


$ 150.00 Workshop Deposit


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
Ecovillage@thefarm.org

Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Sunday, May 21, 2017 - Saturday, May 27, 2017

Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

Learn to be a Midwife Assistant

We sponsor Midwifery Assistant Workshops in which we introduce the skills and knowledge you will need to assist a practicing midwife in home or birth center delivery. This workshop will give you a foundation to some midwife assistant skills on which you can build whether you plan to become a midwife assistant, a midwife, or continue your midwifery studies in a formalized midwifery school. If you are already a doula, this workshop will broaden your understanding of the birth process and will inform you of ways to assist a midwife as well as the birthing mother. workshop_assistant Midwifery Assistant Workshop Calendar
  • February 19-25, 2017
  • March 26-April 1, 2017
  • April 23-29, 2017
  • May 21-27, 2017
  • September 17-23, 2017
  • November 5-11, 2017
This workshop now includes the following classes:
  • Birth kit supplies, setup and use, and what is expected of a midwife assistant
  • Basic sterile technique; packing and sterilizing birthing instruments, and keeping the birth environment clean
  • Anatomy and physiology of female reproduction, pregnancy, labor and delivery – hormones and the female body
  • A closer look at ultrasound use: problems and solutions
  • Introduction to pelvimetry and anatomy of the pelvis; dilation checks with model
  • Introduction to charting, record keeping and medical terminology
  • Introduction to midwifery assistant skills, including taking blood pressure, vital signs, fetal heart tones and fundal measurements – hands-on with a live model
  • Monitoring baby’s fetal heart tone
  • The midwife assistant’s role during labor, delivery and immediate postpartum care
  • Immediate postpartum care of mother and baby
  • Introduction to care and assessment of the newborn
  • Helping the breast-feeding mother
  • Testing of hematocrit and urine
  • Cultural competency in childbirth and care of women
  • History of the Farm Midwifery Center
  • Bloodborn Pathogens/Disease Prevention: HBV, HIV/AIDS and the midwife
  • Oxygen setup and use
  • Neonatal Resuscitation (optional)
  • Teen Pregnancypalpatation
Book List for Midwifery Assistant Workshops (read assigned sections before class / bring with you)
  • A Book for Midwives, by Susan Klein                                                                                  $40.00 plus p/h
The following books are optional to bring:
  • Practical Skills Guide for Midwifery (PSG), by Pam Weaver and Sharon Evans       $90.00 plus p/h
  • Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth, by Ina May Gaskin                                                           $18.00 plus p/h
  • Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding, by Ina May Gaskin                                                     $18.00 plus p/h
  • Spiritual Midwifery, by Ina May Gaskin                                                                             $18.00 plus p/h
  • Birth Matters: A midwife’s manifesta, by Ina May Gaskin                                              $20.00 plus p/h
Ordering Information You may order the above books from us at: Farm Midwifery Workshops – P.O. Box 217 – Summertown TN 38483 Postage and handling in the U.S.: 1 book = $13.00 add $4.00 for each additional book _____________________________________ Textbook for Neonatal Resuscitation order # NRP 101. To order call: 1-888-227-1770 or visit www.aap.org/nrp This book is important to read. Study the first four chapters plus the 9th chapter before you come, Bring the book with you. Be sure they send you the latest edition. This book is necessary only if you are taking the NRP class. _____________________________________ 6-day Midwifery Assistant Workshops $1,350 – Register Now See registration application for information about our cash discount.
  • February 19-25, 2017
  • March 26-April 1, 2017
  • April 23-29, 2017
  • May 21-27, 2017
  • September 17-23, 2017
  • November 5-11, 2017
This includes all classes, handouts, a three ring binder, and two meals a day, breakfast and supper. Fee does not include your books. Contact us for a reading list. Breakfasts include a hot entrée, fruit, granola, breakfast breads, eggs, coffee, tea, and dairy or non-dairy options for milk, cream cheese, and creamer. The Farm Store provides a variety of foods, salads and homemade soups for lunches. Lunch prices vary from $8 to $16 depending on what you purchase. Supper will be a delicious home cooked vegetarian meal every night.

Location


The Farm

Summertown, Tennessee 38483

Event Fees:


$ 150.00 Workshop Deposit


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
Ecovillage@thefarm.org

Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Sunday, May 21, 2017 - Saturday, May 27, 2017

Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

Learn to be a Midwife Assistant

We sponsor Midwifery Assistant Workshops in which we introduce the skills and knowledge you will need to assist a practicing midwife in home or birth center delivery. This workshop will give you a foundation to some midwife assistant skills on which you can build whether you plan to become a midwife assistant, a midwife, or continue your midwifery studies in a formalized midwifery school. If you are already a doula, this workshop will broaden your understanding of the birth process and will inform you of ways to assist a midwife as well as the birthing mother. workshop_assistant Midwifery Assistant Workshop Calendar
  • February 19-25, 2017
  • March 26-April 1, 2017
  • April 23-29, 2017
  • May 21-27, 2017
  • September 17-23, 2017
  • November 5-11, 2017
This workshop now includes the following classes:
  • Birth kit supplies, setup and use, and what is expected of a midwife assistant
  • Basic sterile technique; packing and sterilizing birthing instruments, and keeping the birth environment clean
  • Anatomy and physiology of female reproduction, pregnancy, labor and delivery – hormones and the female body
  • A closer look at ultrasound use: problems and solutions
  • Introduction to pelvimetry and anatomy of the pelvis; dilation checks with model
  • Introduction to charting, record keeping and medical terminology
  • Introduction to midwifery assistant skills, including taking blood pressure, vital signs, fetal heart tones and fundal measurements – hands-on with a live model
  • Monitoring baby’s fetal heart tone
  • The midwife assistant’s role during labor, delivery and immediate postpartum care
  • Immediate postpartum care of mother and baby
  • Introduction to care and assessment of the newborn
  • Helping the breast-feeding mother
  • Testing of hematocrit and urine
  • Cultural competency in childbirth and care of women
  • History of the Farm Midwifery Center
  • Bloodborn Pathogens/Disease Prevention: HBV, HIV/AIDS and the midwife
  • Oxygen setup and use
  • Neonatal Resuscitation (optional)
  • Teen Pregnancypalpatation
Book List for Midwifery Assistant Workshops (read assigned sections before class / bring with you)
  • A Book for Midwives, by Susan Klein                                                                                  $40.00 plus p/h
The following books are optional to bring:
  • Practical Skills Guide for Midwifery (PSG), by Pam Weaver and Sharon Evans       $90.00 plus p/h
  • Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth, by Ina May Gaskin                                                           $18.00 plus p/h
  • Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding, by Ina May Gaskin                                                     $18.00 plus p/h
  • Spiritual Midwifery, by Ina May Gaskin                                                                             $18.00 plus p/h
  • Birth Matters: A midwife’s manifesta, by Ina May Gaskin                                              $20.00 plus p/h
Ordering Information You may order the above books from us at: Farm Midwifery Workshops – P.O. Box 217 – Summertown TN 38483 Postage and handling in the U.S.: 1 book = $13.00 add $4.00 for each additional book _____________________________________ Textbook for Neonatal Resuscitation order # NRP 101. To order call: 1-888-227-1770 or visit www.aap.org/nrp This book is important to read. Study the first four chapters plus the 9th chapter before you come, Bring the book with you. Be sure they send you the latest edition. This book is necessary only if you are taking the NRP class. _____________________________________ 6-day Midwifery Assistant Workshops $1,350 – Register Now See registration application for information about our cash discount.
  • February 19-25, 2017
  • March 26-April 1, 2017
  • April 23-29, 2017
  • May 21-27, 2017
  • September 17-23, 2017
  • November 5-11, 2017
This includes all classes, handouts, a three ring binder, and two meals a day, breakfast and supper. Fee does not include your books. Contact us for a reading list. Breakfasts include a hot entrée, fruit, granola, breakfast breads, eggs, coffee, tea, and dairy or non-dairy options for milk, cream cheese, and creamer. The Farm Store provides a variety of foods, salads and homemade soups for lunches. Lunch prices vary from $8 to $16 depending on what you purchase. Supper will be a delicious home cooked vegetarian meal every night.

Location


The Farm

Summertown, Tennessee 38483

Event Fees:


$ 150.00 Workshop Deposit


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
Ecovillage@thefarm.org

Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Sunday, May 21, 2017 - Saturday, May 27, 2017

Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

Learn to be a Midwife Assistant

We sponsor Midwifery Assistant Workshops in which we introduce the skills and knowledge you will need to assist a practicing midwife in home or birth center delivery. This workshop will give you a foundation to some midwife assistant skills on which you can build whether you plan to become a midwife assistant, a midwife, or continue your midwifery studies in a formalized midwifery school. If you are already a doula, this workshop will broaden your understanding of the birth process and will inform you of ways to assist a midwife as well as the birthing mother. workshop_assistant Midwifery Assistant Workshop Calendar
  • February 19-25, 2017
  • March 26-April 1, 2017
  • April 23-29, 2017
  • May 21-27, 2017
  • September 17-23, 2017
  • November 5-11, 2017
This workshop now includes the following classes:
  • Birth kit supplies, setup and use, and what is expected of a midwife assistant
  • Basic sterile technique; packing and sterilizing birthing instruments, and keeping the birth environment clean
  • Anatomy and physiology of female reproduction, pregnancy, labor and delivery – hormones and the female body
  • A closer look at ultrasound use: problems and solutions
  • Introduction to pelvimetry and anatomy of the pelvis; dilation checks with model
  • Introduction to charting, record keeping and medical terminology
  • Introduction to midwifery assistant skills, including taking blood pressure, vital signs, fetal heart tones and fundal measurements – hands-on with a live model
  • Monitoring baby’s fetal heart tone
  • The midwife assistant’s role during labor, delivery and immediate postpartum care
  • Immediate postpartum care of mother and baby
  • Introduction to care and assessment of the newborn
  • Helping the breast-feeding mother
  • Testing of hematocrit and urine
  • Cultural competency in childbirth and care of women
  • History of the Farm Midwifery Center
  • Bloodborn Pathogens/Disease Prevention: HBV, HIV/AIDS and the midwife
  • Oxygen setup and use
  • Neonatal Resuscitation (optional)
  • Teen Pregnancypalpatation
Book List for Midwifery Assistant Workshops (read assigned sections before class / bring with you)
  • A Book for Midwives, by Susan Klein                                                                                  $40.00 plus p/h
The following books are optional to bring:
  • Practical Skills Guide for Midwifery (PSG), by Pam Weaver and Sharon Evans       $90.00 plus p/h
  • Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth, by Ina May Gaskin                                                           $18.00 plus p/h
  • Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding, by Ina May Gaskin                                                     $18.00 plus p/h
  • Spiritual Midwifery, by Ina May Gaskin                                                                             $18.00 plus p/h
  • Birth Matters: A midwife’s manifesta, by Ina May Gaskin                                              $20.00 plus p/h
Ordering Information You may order the above books from us at: Farm Midwifery Workshops – P.O. Box 217 – Summertown TN 38483 Postage and handling in the U.S.: 1 book = $13.00 add $4.00 for each additional book _____________________________________ Textbook for Neonatal Resuscitation order # NRP 101. To order call: 1-888-227-1770 or visit www.aap.org/nrp This book is important to read. Study the first four chapters plus the 9th chapter before you come, Bring the book with you. Be sure they send you the latest edition. This book is necessary only if you are taking the NRP class. _____________________________________ 6-day Midwifery Assistant Workshops $1,350 – Register Now See registration application for information about our cash discount.
  • February 19-25, 2017
  • March 26-April 1, 2017
  • April 23-29, 2017
  • May 21-27, 2017
  • September 17-23, 2017
  • November 5-11, 2017
This includes all classes, handouts, a three ring binder, and two meals a day, breakfast and supper. Fee does not include your books. Contact us for a reading list. Breakfasts include a hot entrée, fruit, granola, breakfast breads, eggs, coffee, tea, and dairy or non-dairy options for milk, cream cheese, and creamer. The Farm Store provides a variety of foods, salads and homemade soups for lunches. Lunch prices vary from $8 to $16 depending on what you purchase. Supper will be a delicious home cooked vegetarian meal every night.

Location


The Farm

Summertown, Tennessee 38483

Event Fees:


$ 150.00 Workshop Deposit


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
Ecovillage@thefarm.org

Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Sunday, May 21, 2017 - Saturday, May 27, 2017

Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

Learn to be a Midwife Assistant

We sponsor Midwifery Assistant Workshops in which we introduce the skills and knowledge you will need to assist a practicing midwife in home or birth center delivery. This workshop will give you a foundation to some midwife assistant skills on which you can build whether you plan to become a midwife assistant, a midwife, or continue your midwifery studies in a formalized midwifery school. If you are already a doula, this workshop will broaden your understanding of the birth process and will inform you of ways to assist a midwife as well as the birthing mother. workshop_assistant Midwifery Assistant Workshop Calendar
  • February 19-25, 2017
  • March 26-April 1, 2017
  • April 23-29, 2017
  • May 21-27, 2017
  • September 17-23, 2017
  • November 5-11, 2017
This workshop now includes the following classes:
  • Birth kit supplies, setup and use, and what is expected of a midwife assistant
  • Basic sterile technique; packing and sterilizing birthing instruments, and keeping the birth environment clean
  • Anatomy and physiology of female reproduction, pregnancy, labor and delivery – hormones and the female body
  • A closer look at ultrasound use: problems and solutions
  • Introduction to pelvimetry and anatomy of the pelvis; dilation checks with model
  • Introduction to charting, record keeping and medical terminology
  • Introduction to midwifery assistant skills, including taking blood pressure, vital signs, fetal heart tones and fundal measurements – hands-on with a live model
  • Monitoring baby’s fetal heart tone
  • The midwife assistant’s role during labor, delivery and immediate postpartum care
  • Immediate postpartum care of mother and baby
  • Introduction to care and assessment of the newborn
  • Helping the breast-feeding mother
  • Testing of hematocrit and urine
  • Cultural competency in childbirth and care of women
  • History of the Farm Midwifery Center
  • Bloodborn Pathogens/Disease Prevention: HBV, HIV/AIDS and the midwife
  • Oxygen setup and use
  • Neonatal Resuscitation (optional)
  • Teen Pregnancypalpatation
Book List for Midwifery Assistant Workshops (read assigned sections before class / bring with you)
  • A Book for Midwives, by Susan Klein                                                                                  $40.00 plus p/h
The following books are optional to bring:
  • Practical Skills Guide for Midwifery (PSG), by Pam Weaver and Sharon Evans       $90.00 plus p/h
  • Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth, by Ina May Gaskin                                                           $18.00 plus p/h
  • Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding, by Ina May Gaskin                                                     $18.00 plus p/h
  • Spiritual Midwifery, by Ina May Gaskin                                                                             $18.00 plus p/h
  • Birth Matters: A midwife’s manifesta, by Ina May Gaskin                                              $20.00 plus p/h
Ordering Information You may order the above books from us at: Farm Midwifery Workshops – P.O. Box 217 – Summertown TN 38483 Postage and handling in the U.S.: 1 book = $13.00 add $4.00 for each additional book _____________________________________ Textbook for Neonatal Resuscitation order # NRP 101. To order call: 1-888-227-1770 or visit www.aap.org/nrp This book is important to read. Study the first four chapters plus the 9th chapter before you come, Bring the book with you. Be sure they send you the latest edition. This book is necessary only if you are taking the NRP class. _____________________________________ 6-day Midwifery Assistant Workshops $1,350 – Register Now See registration application for information about our cash discount.
  • February 19-25, 2017
  • March 26-April 1, 2017
  • April 23-29, 2017
  • May 21-27, 2017
  • September 17-23, 2017
  • November 5-11, 2017
This includes all classes, handouts, a three ring binder, and two meals a day, breakfast and supper. Fee does not include your books. Contact us for a reading list. Breakfasts include a hot entrée, fruit, granola, breakfast breads, eggs, coffee, tea, and dairy or non-dairy options for milk, cream cheese, and creamer. The Farm Store provides a variety of foods, salads and homemade soups for lunches. Lunch prices vary from $8 to $16 depending on what you purchase. Supper will be a delicious home cooked vegetarian meal every night.

Location


The Farm

Summertown, Tennessee 38483

Event Fees:


$ 150.00 Workshop Deposit


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
Ecovillage@thefarm.org

May Sustainability and Community Conference

Friday, May 26, 2017 - Sunday, May 28, 2017

Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

May 26-28, 2017 - Register Now!

Celebrating 40+ Years in Community!

Come to The Farm Community in Summertown, TN to set your course for the future, Life In Community!

Our conference in partnership with the Fellowship of Intentional Communities, this gathering is a unique opportunity to tour: - Green Homes of all types - Sustainable Food Production - Over 89 KW in Solar Installations Learn about: - Alternative Education - Conflict Resolution - Land Trusts - Community Business - Midwifery - and so much more. Registration $175 per person / Students $125 includes camping (Fri & Sat) includes meals (Fri supper – Sun brunch) (Each registrant is asked to bring a specific food item to contribute.) Register online or mail your check to: Village Media Services / Douglas Stevenson PO Box 259, Summertown, TN 38483 Bring some food to share, an open mind, ideas, and enthusiasm. Change your life…Change the world! Sincerely, Douglas Stevenson Douglas@thefarmcommunity.com

Green Homes & Ecovillage Tours

  • Straw Bale, Deltec, Earth Shelter, Cob, Cordwood
  • Passive Solar, Clay Slip, Log Cabin, Amish Cabins
  • Insulating Concrete Form, Domes, Earth Bag
  • Solar Showers, Solar Power
  • Local Harvest Lumber, Recycled Wonders
Homes and buildings of all shapes and sizes, with gorgeous examples of alternative construction. Sustainable Food Production
  • Community Garden Tours
  • Seasonal Fruit – Strawberries, Blackberries, Blueberries, Raspberries, Apples, Figs
  • Bees and Insect Management
  • Beans, Corn, Squash, Sweet Potatoes, Onions, Garlic, Carrots, Melons and more!
This is not commercial farming, but food grown and consumed by the families who live here.

Land Trusts

  • Learn about the new Land Trust Document that protects the community’s land base
  • Over 1000 acres of The Farm’s 1750 acres are undeveloped forest.
  • Big Swan Headwaters Preserve – Another 1475 acres surrounding the community is owned by Swan Trust, a nonprofit land trust founded by Farm members.
  • Hike scheduled for Sunday afternoon

Workshops include:

  • An Introduction to Midwifery
  • Alternative Education
  • Conflict Resolution & Nonviolent Communication
  • The Spiritual Path
  • Health & Diet
  • Starting a Small Business
  • and so much more.

Saturday evening: All Farm Barbecue

A celebration mixer that brings the community together. The meals features yummy barbecue tofu on the grill. Not to be missed!

Music, Music, Music

Music has always been a very big part of The Farm Community, serving as a communion for bring people and generations together. Bring an instrument!

Tentative Schedule

5 PM Friday – Opening Circle 6 PM Dinner 7 PM Opening Presentation: Preparing for the Future, Community as the path to Sustainability Saturday 7 AM Yoga 8 AM Breakfast 9 AM Green Home Tour / Food Production Tour Noon Lunch 1 PM Midwife Workshop / Starting a Community Business Workshop 2 PM Ecovillage Training Center Tour 3 PM Alternative Education Workshop / Conflict Resolution – Mediation – Nonviolent Communication Workshop 4 PM Open Space 6 PM Community Barbecue with music Sunday 8:30 AM Breakfast 9:30 AM Spirituality – The Glue of Community 10:30 Meditation with Farm Members 11 AM Sharing Circle Noon Closing Circle The Farm Communities Conference May 22-24, 2016 Registration $175 per person includes meals (Fri supper – Sun brunch) (Each registrant is asked to bring a specific food item to contribute.)

Location


The Ecovillage Training Center
184 Schoolhouse Road
Summertown, Tennessee 38483

Event Fees:


$ 175.00 1 Adult
$ 125.00 1 Student
$ 150.00 Returning Adult
$ 75.00 Child (5-15)
$ 25.00 Child (4 and under)

Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Sunday, May 21, 2017 - Saturday, May 27, 2017

Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

Learn to be a Midwife Assistant

We sponsor Midwifery Assistant Workshops in which we introduce the skills and knowledge you will need to assist a practicing midwife in home or birth center delivery. This workshop will give you a foundation to some midwife assistant skills on which you can build whether you plan to become a midwife assistant, a midwife, or continue your midwifery studies in a formalized midwifery school. If you are already a doula, this workshop will broaden your understanding of the birth process and will inform you of ways to assist a midwife as well as the birthing mother. workshop_assistant Midwifery Assistant Workshop Calendar
  • February 19-25, 2017
  • March 26-April 1, 2017
  • April 23-29, 2017
  • May 21-27, 2017
  • September 17-23, 2017
  • November 5-11, 2017
This workshop now includes the following classes:
  • Birth kit supplies, setup and use, and what is expected of a midwife assistant
  • Basic sterile technique; packing and sterilizing birthing instruments, and keeping the birth environment clean
  • Anatomy and physiology of female reproduction, pregnancy, labor and delivery – hormones and the female body
  • A closer look at ultrasound use: problems and solutions
  • Introduction to pelvimetry and anatomy of the pelvis; dilation checks with model
  • Introduction to charting, record keeping and medical terminology
  • Introduction to midwifery assistant skills, including taking blood pressure, vital signs, fetal heart tones and fundal measurements – hands-on with a live model
  • Monitoring baby’s fetal heart tone
  • The midwife assistant’s role during labor, delivery and immediate postpartum care
  • Immediate postpartum care of mother and baby
  • Introduction to care and assessment of the newborn
  • Helping the breast-feeding mother
  • Testing of hematocrit and urine
  • Cultural competency in childbirth and care of women
  • History of the Farm Midwifery Center
  • Bloodborn Pathogens/Disease Prevention: HBV, HIV/AIDS and the midwife
  • Oxygen setup and use
  • Neonatal Resuscitation (optional)
  • Teen Pregnancypalpatation
Book List for Midwifery Assistant Workshops (read assigned sections before class / bring with you)
  • A Book for Midwives, by Susan Klein                                                                                  $40.00 plus p/h
The following books are optional to bring:
  • Practical Skills Guide for Midwifery (PSG), by Pam Weaver and Sharon Evans       $90.00 plus p/h
  • Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth, by Ina May Gaskin                                                           $18.00 plus p/h
  • Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding, by Ina May Gaskin                                                     $18.00 plus p/h
  • Spiritual Midwifery, by Ina May Gaskin                                                                             $18.00 plus p/h
  • Birth Matters: A midwife’s manifesta, by Ina May Gaskin                                              $20.00 plus p/h
Ordering Information You may order the above books from us at: Farm Midwifery Workshops – P.O. Box 217 – Summertown TN 38483 Postage and handling in the U.S.: 1 book = $13.00 add $4.00 for each additional book _____________________________________ Textbook for Neonatal Resuscitation order # NRP 101. To order call: 1-888-227-1770 or visit www.aap.org/nrp This book is important to read. Study the first four chapters plus the 9th chapter before you come, Bring the book with you. Be sure they send you the latest edition. This book is necessary only if you are taking the NRP class. _____________________________________ 6-day Midwifery Assistant Workshops $1,350 – Register Now See registration application for information about our cash discount.
  • February 19-25, 2017
  • March 26-April 1, 2017
  • April 23-29, 2017
  • May 21-27, 2017
  • September 17-23, 2017
  • November 5-11, 2017
This includes all classes, handouts, a three ring binder, and two meals a day, breakfast and supper. Fee does not include your books. Contact us for a reading list. Breakfasts include a hot entrée, fruit, granola, breakfast breads, eggs, coffee, tea, and dairy or non-dairy options for milk, cream cheese, and creamer. The Farm Store provides a variety of foods, salads and homemade soups for lunches. Lunch prices vary from $8 to $16 depending on what you purchase. Supper will be a delicious home cooked vegetarian meal every night.

Location


The Farm

Summertown, Tennessee 38483

Event Fees:


$ 150.00 Workshop Deposit


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
Ecovillage@thefarm.org

May Sustainability and Community Conference

Friday, May 26, 2017 - Sunday, May 28, 2017

Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

May 26-28, 2017 - Register Now!

Celebrating 40+ Years in Community!

Come to The Farm Community in Summertown, TN to set your course for the future, Life In Community!

Our conference in partnership with the Fellowship of Intentional Communities, this gathering is a unique opportunity to tour: - Green Homes of all types - Sustainable Food Production - Over 89 KW in Solar Installations Learn about: - Alternative Education - Conflict Resolution - Land Trusts - Community Business - Midwifery - and so much more. Registration $175 per person / Students $125 includes camping (Fri & Sat) includes meals (Fri supper – Sun brunch) (Each registrant is asked to bring a specific food item to contribute.) Register online or mail your check to: Village Media Services / Douglas Stevenson PO Box 259, Summertown, TN 38483 Bring some food to share, an open mind, ideas, and enthusiasm. Change your life…Change the world! Sincerely, Douglas Stevenson Douglas@thefarmcommunity.com

Green Homes & Ecovillage Tours

  • Straw Bale, Deltec, Earth Shelter, Cob, Cordwood
  • Passive Solar, Clay Slip, Log Cabin, Amish Cabins
  • Insulating Concrete Form, Domes, Earth Bag
  • Solar Showers, Solar Power
  • Local Harvest Lumber, Recycled Wonders
Homes and buildings of all shapes and sizes, with gorgeous examples of alternative construction. Sustainable Food Production
  • Community Garden Tours
  • Seasonal Fruit – Strawberries, Blackberries, Blueberries, Raspberries, Apples, Figs
  • Bees and Insect Management
  • Beans, Corn, Squash, Sweet Potatoes, Onions, Garlic, Carrots, Melons and more!
This is not commercial farming, but food grown and consumed by the families who live here.

Land Trusts

  • Learn about the new Land Trust Document that protects the community’s land base
  • Over 1000 acres of The Farm’s 1750 acres are undeveloped forest.
  • Big Swan Headwaters Preserve – Another 1475 acres surrounding the community is owned by Swan Trust, a nonprofit land trust founded by Farm members.
  • Hike scheduled for Sunday afternoon

Workshops include:

  • An Introduction to Midwifery
  • Alternative Education
  • Conflict Resolution & Nonviolent Communication
  • The Spiritual Path
  • Health & Diet
  • Starting a Small Business
  • and so much more.

Saturday evening: All Farm Barbecue

A celebration mixer that brings the community together. The meals features yummy barbecue tofu on the grill. Not to be missed!

Music, Music, Music

Music has always been a very big part of The Farm Community, serving as a communion for bring people and generations together. Bring an instrument!

Tentative Schedule

5 PM Friday – Opening Circle 6 PM Dinner 7 PM Opening Presentation: Preparing for the Future, Community as the path to Sustainability Saturday 7 AM Yoga 8 AM Breakfast 9 AM Green Home Tour / Food Production Tour Noon Lunch 1 PM Midwife Workshop / Starting a Community Business Workshop 2 PM Ecovillage Training Center Tour 3 PM Alternative Education Workshop / Conflict Resolution – Mediation – Nonviolent Communication Workshop 4 PM Open Space 6 PM Community Barbecue with music Sunday 8:30 AM Breakfast 9:30 AM Spirituality – The Glue of Community 10:30 Meditation with Farm Members 11 AM Sharing Circle Noon Closing Circle The Farm Communities Conference May 22-24, 2016 Registration $175 per person includes meals (Fri supper – Sun brunch) (Each registrant is asked to bring a specific food item to contribute.)

Location


The Ecovillage Training Center
184 Schoolhouse Road
Summertown, Tennessee 38483

Event Fees:


$ 175.00 1 Adult
$ 125.00 1 Student
$ 150.00 Returning Adult
$ 75.00 Child (5-15)
$ 25.00 Child (4 and under)

Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Sunday, May 21, 2017 - Saturday, May 27, 2017

Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

Learn to be a Midwife Assistant

We sponsor Midwifery Assistant Workshops in which we introduce the skills and knowledge you will need to assist a practicing midwife in home or birth center delivery. This workshop will give you a foundation to some midwife assistant skills on which you can build whether you plan to become a midwife assistant, a midwife, or continue your midwifery studies in a formalized midwifery school. If you are already a doula, this workshop will broaden your understanding of the birth process and will inform you of ways to assist a midwife as well as the birthing mother. workshop_assistant Midwifery Assistant Workshop Calendar
  • February 19-25, 2017
  • March 26-April 1, 2017
  • April 23-29, 2017
  • May 21-27, 2017
  • September 17-23, 2017
  • November 5-11, 2017
This workshop now includes the following classes:
  • Birth kit supplies, setup and use, and what is expected of a midwife assistant
  • Basic sterile technique; packing and sterilizing birthing instruments, and keeping the birth environment clean
  • Anatomy and physiology of female reproduction, pregnancy, labor and delivery – hormones and the female body
  • A closer look at ultrasound use: problems and solutions
  • Introduction to pelvimetry and anatomy of the pelvis; dilation checks with model
  • Introduction to charting, record keeping and medical terminology
  • Introduction to midwifery assistant skills, including taking blood pressure, vital signs, fetal heart tones and fundal measurements – hands-on with a live model
  • Monitoring baby’s fetal heart tone
  • The midwife assistant’s role during labor, delivery and immediate postpartum care
  • Immediate postpartum care of mother and baby
  • Introduction to care and assessment of the newborn
  • Helping the breast-feeding mother
  • Testing of hematocrit and urine
  • Cultural competency in childbirth and care of women
  • History of the Farm Midwifery Center
  • Bloodborn Pathogens/Disease Prevention: HBV, HIV/AIDS and the midwife
  • Oxygen setup and use
  • Neonatal Resuscitation (optional)
  • Teen Pregnancypalpatation
Book List for Midwifery Assistant Workshops (read assigned sections before class / bring with you)
  • A Book for Midwives, by Susan Klein                                                                                  $40.00 plus p/h
The following books are optional to bring:
  • Practical Skills Guide for Midwifery (PSG), by Pam Weaver and Sharon Evans       $90.00 plus p/h
  • Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth, by Ina May Gaskin                                                           $18.00 plus p/h
  • Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding, by Ina May Gaskin                                                     $18.00 plus p/h
  • Spiritual Midwifery, by Ina May Gaskin                                                                             $18.00 plus p/h
  • Birth Matters: A midwife’s manifesta, by Ina May Gaskin                                              $20.00 plus p/h
Ordering Information You may order the above books from us at: Farm Midwifery Workshops – P.O. Box 217 – Summertown TN 38483 Postage and handling in the U.S.: 1 book = $13.00 add $4.00 for each additional book _____________________________________ Textbook for Neonatal Resuscitation order # NRP 101. To order call: 1-888-227-1770 or visit www.aap.org/nrp This book is important to read. Study the first four chapters plus the 9th chapter before you come, Bring the book with you. Be sure they send you the latest edition. This book is necessary only if you are taking the NRP class. _____________________________________ 6-day Midwifery Assistant Workshops $1,350 – Register Now See registration application for information about our cash discount.
  • February 19-25, 2017
  • March 26-April 1, 2017
  • April 23-29, 2017
  • May 21-27, 2017
  • September 17-23, 2017
  • November 5-11, 2017
This includes all classes, handouts, a three ring binder, and two meals a day, breakfast and supper. Fee does not include your books. Contact us for a reading list. Breakfasts include a hot entrée, fruit, granola, breakfast breads, eggs, coffee, tea, and dairy or non-dairy options for milk, cream cheese, and creamer. The Farm Store provides a variety of foods, salads and homemade soups for lunches. Lunch prices vary from $8 to $16 depending on what you purchase. Supper will be a delicious home cooked vegetarian meal every night.

Location


The Farm

Summertown, Tennessee 38483

Event Fees:


$ 150.00 Workshop Deposit


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
Ecovillage@thefarm.org

May Sustainability and Community Conference

Friday, May 26, 2017 - Sunday, May 28, 2017

Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

May 26-28, 2017 - Register Now!

Celebrating 40+ Years in Community!

Come to The Farm Community in Summertown, TN to set your course for the future, Life In Community!

Our conference in partnership with the Fellowship of Intentional Communities, this gathering is a unique opportunity to tour: - Green Homes of all types - Sustainable Food Production - Over 89 KW in Solar Installations Learn about: - Alternative Education - Conflict Resolution - Land Trusts - Community Business - Midwifery - and so much more. Registration $175 per person / Students $125 includes camping (Fri & Sat) includes meals (Fri supper – Sun brunch) (Each registrant is asked to bring a specific food item to contribute.) Register online or mail your check to: Village Media Services / Douglas Stevenson PO Box 259, Summertown, TN 38483 Bring some food to share, an open mind, ideas, and enthusiasm. Change your life…Change the world! Sincerely, Douglas Stevenson Douglas@thefarmcommunity.com

Green Homes & Ecovillage Tours

  • Straw Bale, Deltec, Earth Shelter, Cob, Cordwood
  • Passive Solar, Clay Slip, Log Cabin, Amish Cabins
  • Insulating Concrete Form, Domes, Earth Bag
  • Solar Showers, Solar Power
  • Local Harvest Lumber, Recycled Wonders
Homes and buildings of all shapes and sizes, with gorgeous examples of alternative construction. Sustainable Food Production
  • Community Garden Tours
  • Seasonal Fruit – Strawberries, Blackberries, Blueberries, Raspberries, Apples, Figs
  • Bees and Insect Management
  • Beans, Corn, Squash, Sweet Potatoes, Onions, Garlic, Carrots, Melons and more!
This is not commercial farming, but food grown and consumed by the families who live here.

Land Trusts

  • Learn about the new Land Trust Document that protects the community’s land base
  • Over 1000 acres of The Farm’s 1750 acres are undeveloped forest.
  • Big Swan Headwaters Preserve – Another 1475 acres surrounding the community is owned by Swan Trust, a nonprofit land trust founded by Farm members.
  • Hike scheduled for Sunday afternoon

Workshops include:

  • An Introduction to Midwifery
  • Alternative Education
  • Conflict Resolution & Nonviolent Communication
  • The Spiritual Path
  • Health & Diet
  • Starting a Small Business
  • and so much more.

Saturday evening: All Farm Barbecue

A celebration mixer that brings the community together. The meals features yummy barbecue tofu on the grill. Not to be missed!

Music, Music, Music

Music has always been a very big part of The Farm Community, serving as a communion for bring people and generations together. Bring an instrument!

Tentative Schedule

5 PM Friday – Opening Circle 6 PM Dinner 7 PM Opening Presentation: Preparing for the Future, Community as the path to Sustainability Saturday 7 AM Yoga 8 AM Breakfast 9 AM Green Home Tour / Food Production Tour Noon Lunch 1 PM Midwife Workshop / Starting a Community Business Workshop 2 PM Ecovillage Training Center Tour 3 PM Alternative Education Workshop / Conflict Resolution – Mediation – Nonviolent Communication Workshop 4 PM Open Space 6 PM Community Barbecue with music Sunday 8:30 AM Breakfast 9:30 AM Spirituality – The Glue of Community 10:30 Meditation with Farm Members 11 AM Sharing Circle Noon Closing Circle The Farm Communities Conference May 22-24, 2016 Registration $175 per person includes meals (Fri supper – Sun brunch) (Each registrant is asked to bring a specific food item to contribute.)

Location


The Ecovillage Training Center
184 Schoolhouse Road
Summertown, Tennessee 38483

Event Fees:


$ 175.00 1 Adult
$ 125.00 1 Student
$ 150.00 Returning Adult
$ 75.00 Child (5-15)
$ 25.00 Child (4 and under)