Nature Nurtures Podcast

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August 12, 2021 01:03:50
Tiny Seeds Forest School Are Ready to Launch!

Tiny Seeds Forest School Are Ready to Launch!

Joining me in this epsiode is Caydi Dommeyer, the founder of Tiny Seeds Forest School, in South lake Tahoe, California in the US. This Forest School is about to launch, with Caydi putting in all the groundwork ready for the new semester. This is a woman who knows how to work hard! It's not easy to set up a new business, and one that fulfils your vision and values. Caydi has some unique experience that she can put to good use in Tiny Seeds. This is a great episode to hear the blow-by-blow of the setting up process. Series 1: The Road That Led Us Here In this first series we interview pioneers in education about how they built their businesses, and the journey that brought practitioners to their role in working with children. Join us as we speak with people all over the UK, USA and New Zealand.Gain early access and exclusive content at https://thecabin.naturenurtures.co.uk/membership   Want to set up an outdoor nursery? Access our free course here: https://thecabin.naturenurtures.co.uk/ 4 Fundamentals of making small outdoor nurseries work. In this free mini course, we'll tackle crucial elements that will give you the clarity and confidence to pursue your nature nursery dreams. ...

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July 22, 2021 00:55:00
Forest Folk Are Advocates for Children And Risky Play!

Forest Folk Are Advocates for Children And Risky Play!

Joining me in this episode is Merril Miceli of Forest Folk, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA. We talk advocating for children and risky play, and the business of setting up a Forest School in the face of heavy regulations. This was such a great episode to put together, and I'm so glad to have connected with Merril. She is so good at being agile and responsive to challenges and opportunities in terms of her vision and model for Forest Folk. An essential episode for those having to think outside the box when it comes to setting up their own outdoor nursery. Series 1: The Road That Led Us Here In this first series we interview pioneers in education about how they built their businesses, and the journey that brought practitioners to their role in working with children. Join us as we speak with people all over the UK, USA and New Zealand.Gain early access and exclusive content at https://thecabin.naturenurtures.co.uk/membership   Want to set up an outdoor nursery? Access our free course here: https://thecabin.naturenurtures.co.uk/ 4 Fundamentals of making small outdoor nurseries work. In this free mini course, we'll tackle crucial elements that will give you the clarity and confidence to pursue your nature nursery dreams. ...

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June 18, 2021 00:45:12
The Secret Garden Outdoor Nursery - the original outdoor nursery

The Secret Garden Outdoor Nursery - the original outdoor nursery

Joining me in this episode is Sarah Latto of The Secret Garden Outdoor Nursery in Fife, Scotland. This one is special to us because it is the UK's first outdoor nursery and one that has inspired so many. We hear about its founder, Cathy Bache, how The Secret Garden Outdoor Nursery approaches recruitment, the nursery operations and structure, and Early Childhood practice. Essential listening for all those interested in setting up an outdoor nursery anywhere in the world! Series 1: The Road That Led Us Here In this first series we interview pioneers in education about how they built their businesses, and the journey that brought practitioners to their role in working with children. Join us as we speak with people all over the UK, USA and New Zealand.Gain early access and exclusive content at https://thecabin.naturenurtures.co.uk/membership   Want to set up an outdoor nursery? Access our free course here: https://thecabin.naturenurtures.co.uk/ 4 Fundamentals of making small outdoor nurseries work. In this free mini course, we'll tackle crucial elements that will give you the clarity and confidence to pursue your nature nursery dreams. ...

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June 03, 2021 00:39:53
Wonder Woods Forest School is Looking to Grow

Wonder Woods Forest School is Looking to Grow

Joining me in this episode is Carly Uttridge of Wonder Woods Forest School in the West Midlands, UK. We talk community, finances, setting up an outdoor nursery, and how Forest School helped Carly during a time of grief and struggle. I really enjoyed speaking with Carly, and look forward to watching her journey continue to unfold. Series 1: The Road That Led Us Here In this first series we interview pioneers in education about how they built their businesses, and the journey that brought practitioner to their role in working with children. Join us as we speak with people all over the UK, USA and New Zealand.Gain early access and exclusive content at https://thecabin.naturenurtures.co.uk/membership   Want to set up an outdoor nursery? Access our free course here: https://thecabin.naturenurtures.co.uk/ 4 Fundamentals of making small outdoor nurseries work. In this free mini course, we'll tackle crucial elements that will give you the clarity and confidence to pursue your nature nursery dreams.   ...

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May 20, 2021 00:03:34
A Brand New Podcast for our Tribe!

A Brand New Podcast for our Tribe!

By popular demand, we have launched a new podcast for our members only. The Nature Nurtures Tribe Podcast will run alongside our membership site, and include exclusive content on all the ins and outs of making outdoor nurseries work. Join us for the journey ahead!   Join our tribe: https://thecabin.naturenurtures.co.uk/membership 4 Fundamentals of Making Small Outdoor Nurseries Work: https://thecabin.naturenurtures.co.uk/4-fundamentals-of-making-small-outdoor-nurseries-work Nature Nursery Start Up Course: Nature Nursery Start Up Course ...

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May 17, 2021 00:43:40
Maplewood Outside School: Finding the Right Balance

Maplewood Outside School: Finding the Right Balance

Joining me today is Christy Zolty of Maplewood Outside School in New Jersey. We hear about how Christy is working on finding the right balance between business and family life. There's some really good advice in here, particularly around understanding the challenges of recruiting staff and delegating. This was particularly important for Christy, as her business took off quicker than she anticipated! *We were dealing with the leaf blowers of New Jersey on this one, but stick with it - the audio does improve!   Series 1: The Road That Led Us Here In this first series we interview pioneers in education about how they built their businesses, and the journey that brought practitioner to their role in working with children. Join us as we speak with people all over the UK, USA and New Zealand.Gain early access and exclusive content at https://thecabin.naturenurtures.co.uk/membership ...

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