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2015 Calendar
Swan Conservation Trust Hike March 14
Discover Big Swan Headwaters Preserve
Farm Experience Weekend March 20-22
Farm Apprentice Orientation Week March -April
Farm Experience Weekend April 17-19
The Land -
with Swan Conservation Trust
Discover Big Swan Headwaters Preserve Day
Hike, followed by dinner and music
Discover Big Swan Headwaters Day April 18hike, followed by dinner and music
Midwife Assistant Workshop April 26-May 2
Woofer & Work Exchange Permablitzes
Farm Apprentice Orientation Week May
Birthworkers Retreat May 15-18
Midwife Herb Workshop May 21-23
The Communities Conference May 22-24
Advanced Midwife Workshop May 24-29
Common Sense and Tradition
Swan Conservation Trust Hike May 30
Big Swan Headwaters Preserve
Woofer & Work Exchange Permablitzes
June 1-7
Organic Gardening Intensive June 3-7
A 5 day hands-on gardening plus garden tours on and off-The Farm to visit Shiitake operations, a bamboo nursery...more
Swan Trust Hike June 13
Little Grinders Creek State Natural Area
Farm Apprentice Orientation Week
June 8-14
Advanced Midwife Workshop June 14-19
Farm Apprentice Orientation Week July
Farm Experience Summer Retreat
July 15-19
Fun for the entire family
. All of the Farm Experience workshops plus activities for kids. Swimming, hiking...more
Buffalo River Canoe Trip July 19
Swan Trust
Midwife Assistant Workshop August 2-8
Swan Trust Hike August 8
Devils Backbone State Natural Area
Midwife Assistant Workshop August 23-29
Farm Apprentice Orientation Week
Aug -Sept
Swan Trust Hike Sept 12
Auntney Hollow State Natural Area
Farm Experience Weekend Sept 18-20
Farm Apprentice Orientation Week Sept -Oct
Swan Trust Oct 10
Invasive species removal
Big Swan Headwaters Preserve
Farm Experience Weekend Oct 16-18
Our last Farm Experience till next year!
Woofer & Work Exchange Permablitzes
Swan Trust Hike Nov 14
Cheeks Bend on the Duck River
Midwifery Kinesiology Workshop Nov 6-7
Midwife Assistant Workshop Nov 8-14
Midwifery Workshop - Neonatal Resuscitation November 16-17
Farm School Holiday Bazaar Dec. 6
Holiday Bazaar Facebook Page
Visit The Farm School web site

This year The Farm Ecovillage Training Center will also be offering a permaculture design certificate for apprentices who attend for two consecutive months.

The Welcome Center Campground >>
Picnic Table

Located in the hills of southern Tennessee, Enjoy the great outdoors and our community with a stay at the Welcome Center Campground.
$14 per night. Click Here for Reservation Information

Water hydrant

  • Located @ sites 2 & 3
  • Run for 30 seconds for drinking


  • Parents please accompany your kids.
  • Close door & lid to stop flies.
  • Wash hands after use.

Fires and Grills

  • Grill for use only charcoal.
  • Put fire out when leaving campground or sleeping.
  • No gasoline or accelerants for campfires.
  • Do not break branches off the trees or cut down trees.

The Welcome Center Gate

  • The Farm is a Gated Community the gate is open everyday 7am–7pm.
  • Weekend welcome center night staff
  • Exit any time by driving up to the gate to automatically open
The Farm Store
Follow Farm Rd for about 1.5 miles and take the first right after 1st Road when you see the purple Farm Store sign on the road.


campground map

Directions to The Farm Store

Supplies available at The Farm Store (964-4356) & S’Town Market (964-3443)

Shower @ The Farm Welcome Center by appointment.

Please put all garbage in the can at the driveway and recycling at The Recycle Center (see map)

Click here for Disc Golf Info

Look out for wildlife; snakes, ticks, chiggers and mosquitoes.

Please treat our campground and our home with respect. Thank you.


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Summertown, TN_38483
PH: 931-964-3574
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