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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT-KALYN CAMPBELL ’10 – Dickinson School Natural Farm

Kalyn Campbell Alumni Highlight for September  2023

Kalyn graduated in 2010 with a significant in Environmental Science. She started working on the farm the summer season of her sophomore 12 months, in 2008. Then was a pupil farmer till commencement. Kalyn acquired a grant to construct just a little educating backyard there after commencement. After which was an apprentice on the farm for a season.  

She did work examine on the faculty. Her freshman 12 months she labored within the eating corridor.  After working there, she needed one thing totally different, so went on to work for ALLARM throughout sophomore 12 months. She labored totally on the pc there and determined that wasn’t for me. In order that’s when she utilized to work on the farm, she ended up loving it and knew it was her life path to work outdoors with the land. 


After commencement she went on to work for varied farms, dairy, veggie and meat. However she had a powerful ardour for dairy farming. So, she moved again dwelling to VT in 2013 and he or she obtained a possibility to purchase a longtime dairy farm. She ran that for 3 years after which bought it to begin homesteading. 

Kalyn has been making an attempt to hone her homesteading abilities now for 7 years. Final 12 months she began an Instructional Homestead based mostly on what she has discovered. 

Kalyn lives in Tunbridge VT and runs the HandSpun Cow Instructional Homestead. 

She milks a cow, raises sheep for meat and wool. Additionally, grows all her personal veggies and grains. She can also be engaged on making all her clothes and different requirements. Kalyn teaches others learn how to stay this manner too at go verify her out if you’re within the homesteading way of life. Working for the farm helped create the trail Kalyn’s life took. It opened her eyes to a lifestyle and keenness for the land. Her hope is to homestead and stay merely for the remainder of her life. Her objective is to assist and have an effect on others to stay this manner too. 

Kalyn has different hobbies in her busy life. She at all times cherished singing, however has lately found Group Singing, so that’s her new interest. Folks get collectively and sing merely songs collectively and create harmonies and layer melodies. And conveniently she will be able to sing whereas working!  

A Dickinson Farm favourite was working alongside folks within the fields. You get to know somebody so properly and rapidly that method. She additionally actually loved harvesting meals straight from the sphere and cooking with it. That was a fairly new expertise for her throughout that point. Throughout her time as an apprentice, all of them would have canning events and simply get collectively within the apprentice kitchen to protect meals and have enjoyable. 




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