May 18, 2024 - May 19, 2024(9am - 5pm)

Draft Animal: Farm & Garden

Taught by: Ray Ramsey and Tyler Allen

Workshop Fee: $250.00

Are you ready to put your team or a team of oxen to work on the Farm and gardens? Then this is the workshop for you. Spend two full days with hands-on experience learning about plowing, discing, planting, cultivating, and cart work. Students will gain a working knowledge of draft equipment and a needed maintenance schedule to work properly. Other topics will include line of draft, row spacing, garden layouts, and cover cropping.

Students are encouraged to bring a team to the farm and should contact Ray Ramsey at least three weeks prior to the workshop start date to discuss this possibility. Out-of-state cattle must have a state health certificate from a veterinarian. No “intact” bulls over the age of 8 months are permitted on the farm.

Skills and Techniques:

• Plowing, discing, planting, cultivating, and cart work with oxen
• Draft equipment and a needed maintenance schedule to work proper
• Technical details like line of draft, row spacing, garden layouts, and cover cropping

Materials Fee: none

Special Tools or Equipment: Students are encouraged to bring their own pair or single ox.
Registered students should contact instructor Ray Ramsey at ray@sanbornmills.org at least three weeks prior to the workshop start date to discuss this possibility.

Please be sure to read our policies before you register for a workshop which can be found here Workshop Policies

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(please choose all meals if you are staying on campus.)
We ask students to purchase a meal plan. Our chef can accommodate most dietary needs so please note any restrictions you want us to be aware of on the checkout page.