Hello students — we are now 11 strong, and it is well time to get your air tickets…both Anna and I can help. Use this blog, or our group Facebook page, or email. Alla prossima “potluck” — coming soon.
|One of many potlucks|
|Preparing for departure, our own cooking class|
|All accounted for|
|A surprise, glorious lunch — Florence’s finest pizzaria|
|Father and daughter, options for family members|
|At a biodynamic farm|
|Mangia! After cooking class|
Prior to June 14, 2-5 meetings (to be scheduled) Logistics and readings, discussion
Sun., June 14, 6-9 Cooking intensive
Mon., June 15, 9-4 Discussion and Exam-writing
Wednesday, June 17, arrive by pm in Dornach
Thursday, June 18, tours and gardens, communal meals
Friday, June 19, biodynamic beekeeping, castle rental
Saturday, June 20, clinic tours, hikes
Sunday, June 21, depart for Florence
June 21, 2012 — arrive at your host family’s home
June 22, 2015 Morning language course in elementary Italian (to converse with your home
families and the Florentines!): ISTITUTO GALILEI, Via degli Alfani 68, 50121
Florence, Italy — your host family will help you get there!
Language at Istituto Galileo Galilei 9am – 12am, Guided tour 15pm – 17pm,
Cooking class at A Tavola (18 pm – 20.30pm)
June 23 – Ceramics (excursion) 9am – 12am, Language at Istituto Galileo Galilei
15pm – 18pm cooking pottery
June 24 – Language 9am – 12am at Istituto Galileo Galilei, University of Florence
June 25 – Language 9am – 12am at Istituto Galileo Galilei, University of Florence
June 26- Language 9am – 12am, Italiano at Istituto Galileo Galilei 15pm – 18pm
excursion to Santa Croce
June 27-28, free days (return home to families in evening for more instruction)
June 29 – Language at Istituto Galileo Galilei 9am – 12am, Fiesole excursion, Cooking
class at A Tavola (18 pm – 20.30pm)
June 30 – Language at Istituto Galileo Galilei 9am – 13am, Visit to the Uffizi Museum
(Louvre of Italy), Biodynamics class 16.30 -18.30
July 1 – Language at Istituto Galileo Galilei 9am – 11am, Countryside excursion, San
Giminiano (farm visit!)
July 2 – Language at Istituto Galileo Galilei 9am – 12am, University of Florence
July 3 – Language at Istituto Galileo Galilei 9am – 12am, University of Florence
July 4 – Excursion and class dinner, Palagio castle
Weekend in July (July 15-16) Farm and Food Intensive (Artisan Foods)
Weekend in August (July 31-August 1) Permaculture Intensive
Term Papers are due August 14, two weeks after the Bellingham field trips.
It is expected that students will meet with Gigi Berardi in Bellingham several times
before the due date
Please note the info session times below…this is the best way to get more information. ..but I’m happy, also, to answer any and all questions. Just email me.
First step, too, is to go to the program homepage. ..
Please look at the ppp, photos, blogs, and testimonials — all about the program (this is its sixth year).
Then…. apply to the program…Just take a look at the home page. TA Annabelle Connelly and I are happy to talk with you about this.
You also could connect with us on Facebook.
Just send your Facebook ID to Anna – she has put together our 2015 Group Page.
Here’s a few particulars…June 21 to July 5…Switzerland part is the 4 days previously.
$4950 includes almost all costs (not air fare, but students are now getting $670 tickets to Switzerland) and 10 credits. Some independent study credits also possible.
Study is at the prestigious University of Florence, and Istituto Galileo Galilei. We also study at the Goetheanum in Switzerland.
Info sessions coming up….
8:30 a.m. Wednesday, January 28 | AH219
5 p.m. Wednesday, January 28 | AH219
And 3:00 Tuesday, Feb 3 CH 137