Songwriting with the Young Makers and Young Apprentices

Since I have learned and explored so much throughout my time here at the Homeschool Program, I was inspired to share my passion for songwriting with the folk school. I feel that music is a vehicle for fostering a sense of community and healthy self expression––so Joe, a fellow Bennington…

Workshop Reflection: Fruit Tree Pruning

Apple trees are more than abundant in my native New England. But how do we care for those trees? And how do we produce the healthiest fruit––and here in Colorado too? I recently had the opportunity to attend a tree pruning workshop taught by orchardist Wesley Swartz. Wesley explained that…

A Day in the Life of a Homeschooler: Young Makers and Young Apprentices

When I was young, I loved to make things and do things. I had––and still have––a great passion for adventure, creativity, and learning. Each summer I shipped off to nature camp for weeks of canoeing and candle making. As a student at Bennington College in Vermont, I still have the…

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