1 BD student place
Contact: Jarrad Ferguson
Address: Camphill Grangemockler, Templemichael, Carrick-on-Suir, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
Tutors: Ward Smis and Jarrad Ferguson
Camphill Grangemockler is situated in the green rural countryside of Tipperary near the hill Slievenamon. The farm has 35 acres farm land with 1/3 of the land suitable for cultivation. There is the ½ acre garden with polytunnels and glasshouse and the farm with angus cross cattle, sheep, saddleback pigs and poultry and roughly 2 acres of field vegetables. The farm is currently (2016) developing the start up of the dairy and its dairy herd (shorthorn). Produce go to the community, other Camphill communities and local organic growers.
Camphill farms are centres of social inclusion where people of all abilities have a chance to contribute to the place.
BD students work alongside the staff and day-attendees or sometimes independently on the land. They take part in regular tutorials and extensive study. Trying to create a balance between production, self development and social engagement. The student will travel 3 times a year to the U.K. for seminars.