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Experiential Learning

In Chatham's Master of Arts in Food Studies program, we stress experiential learning, which often focuses on learning how in addition to learning what.

Photo of trees in sunlight on Chatham University's Eden Hall CampusFST528: Tree Care

You'll learn how to...

  • graft, plant, and nurture trees
  • climb, remove, and prune trees
  • use a chainsaw
  • identify tree varieties, health, and diseases

You'll also...

  • design a management plan for old orchard
  • design a potential new orchard site
  • visit Soergel Orchards for fruit tree pruning demos
  • visit with the Allegheny County Forester to assess Eden Hall forest parcels