This training of trainer’s workshop is designed for refugee farmer incubator interpreters and/or staff who work together to deliver trainings and technical assistance. It is also useful for outside service providers and partners (e.g. extension educators) who provide trainings with refugee farmers using interpreters.
This handbook is for staff providing training and technical assistance (T&TA) in immigrant and refugee farmer-training programs. This foundational and practical handbook provides basic explanations of certain teaching theories, as well as tips for applying them in the design and delivery of T&TA.
The refugee Ag. 101 packet aims to equip you with enough resources and ideas that you can adapt to your program and share with others.
This guide can be used to assist trainers who want to make good farm recordkeeping practices accessible to farmers with limited English and/or low literacy skills.
This guide shows trainers and staff how to use the benchmarking/competency tool with participants to assess skills, knowledge, and performance through self- and staff-administered assessments.
This facilitator’s guide is intended to help the facilitator(s) lead a four-hour workshop for trainers or future trainers on experiential teaching techniques.
Participants will review costs and benefits of WFRP crop insurance and learn about eligibility, the application process, required farming practices and record keeping.
Guided discussion draws on farmers’ traditional strategies for dealing with catastrophic crop failures to introduce the concept of crop insurance.
This guide can be used by trainers who want to assist pre-literate and/or English- as a second language-speaking farmers with including cover crops in vegetable production and other crop rotation schedules.
These practices represent effective and relevant teaching practices for farmer training with farmers with educationally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.