WWOOF-Applied Agroecology Certificate Course for WWOOF-USA
MESA partners with WWOOF-USA
As always, MESA’s online courses are open-source and free to the public. MESA’s sliding scale fee of $150-350 for the instructor-moderated Certificate course is offered at just $95 for all registered WWOOF-USA hosts and members. This partnership enables WWOOF-USA members to earn an official Certificate in Applied Agroecology and gain access to experts in the field, MESA instructors, a global cohort of online peers, as well as many other benefits.
Through this educational resource, MESA can provide valuable knowledge and analytical tools to the WWOOF-USA community. This program is also a great way to provide educational structure to the WWOOFing experience and educational support to WWOOF hosts.
About the certificate:
This 7-lesson, certificate-track course invites learners to explore a variety of Agroecology perspectives. Each lesson combines academic, scientific, socio-political and traditional knowledge to present a holistic understanding and application of Agroecology. Video, audio, visuals and readings support multiple learning styles. MESA’s ground-breaking, self-directed social learning network invites learners to develop their own perspectives, while applying theoretical knowledge through interactive on-farm activities. Learn more about the program details, see the program start dates for 2017, and learn more about Certificate benefits here.
“MESA’s agroecology curriculum is the perfect complement to our hands-on instruction. It helps the students shape thoughtful questions and has brought fresh thinking to the way we do things here on the farm.” – Ellee Igoe, co-owner, Solidarity Farms
To receive your discount:
- Contact WWOOF-USA to receive your discount code: [email protected]
- Return to this page and add the Applied Agroecology course to your cart
- Apply code at checkout and update cart to get $95 WWOOF rate. FInish payment.
- Enjoy the course!
Questions or issues? Please contact Katie at [email protected]
Still unsure? Check out our webpage for farmers and farm interns to see how this program can benefit your host or intern experience.
Visit wwoofusa.org to learn more about their worldwide effort to link visitors with organic farmers.
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