Farm To Table® Experience

We created the 6 week Farm To Table® Experience to provide students with in-depth knowledge of where food comes from, the advantages of buying local, various farming and production methods and how to continue to make the best sustainable and ethical ingredient choices throughout their culinary careers.

Possible Activities*

Produce Farms

(Vegetables, herbs, grains)

  • Experience the passion and commitment family farmers and ranchers have for integrative, sustainable farming practices
  • Study seeding, seed transplanting, row planting, hydroponics, hoop house and green house practices

Livestock Farms

(Cattle, pigs, poultry, sheep, buffalo, bison)

  • Tend to and work with farm animals and livestock
  • Experience live animal production

Livestock Farms

(Cattle, pigs, poultry, sheep, buffalo, bison)

  • Tend to and work with farm animals and livestock
  • Experience live animal production

Dairy Farms

(Eggs, milk, cheese)

  • Tend to chickens and gather eggs
  • Milk goats or cows
  • Process the fresh dairy into cheeses and butter

Artisan Partners

(Work with a variety of local, sustainable products)

  • Learn the art of charcuterie and sausage making
  • Canning and making preserves
  • Learn about the coffee industry and how coffee is processed and roasted
  • A variety of opportunities with breweries, distilleries and wineries

Artisan Partners

(Work with a variety of local, sustainable products)

  • Learn the art of charcuterie and sausage making
  • Canning and making preserves
  • Learn about the coffee industry and how coffee is processed and roasted
  • A variety of opportunities with breweries, distilleries and wineries

*A student may not participate in all of the farm activities presented due to time of year, location and requirements for farmers and artisans.

An Inside Look Into The Farm To Table® Experience:

Austin, TX Farm To Table® Experience Partners

bernhards
canyoncreek
dewberryhill
greengate
skinnylane
tecolote
yegua
heartofgold

Boulder, CO Farm To Table® Experience Partners

blackcat
isabellefarm
mccauley
oxfordgardens
urbiculture
wastefarmers
mountainflowerdairy
growhaus
hydroponics
cheeseimporters
haystack
bookcliff
shamrock
seattlefishco