Whether you are already helping in a school garden, or just thinking about getting your hands dirty, this FREE TRAINING EVENT is for you! We hope you can attend one of these two (identical) sessions:
~ Friday September 7, 9:00 to noon
~ Saturday September 8, 9:00 to noon
Garden Lab Rm 26 (2nd portable)
2210 Olympia Way
Longview, WA 98632
Learn simple, effective techniques for helping kids (and plants!) grow. We will work in the classroom as well as out in the garden; there will be plenty of hands-on learning. Topics include:
- Why school gardens?
- Garden activities and lessons
- Starting seeds indoors and out
- Composting with kids
- Cooking with kids
- Garden safety
- Group management
- Inquiry Based Learning
- School Garden Resources
- And more!
Enjoy learning and connecting with great people who have a shared passion for kids, gardens, and good food. Snacks provided. Meet the garden rabbits, Sam, Sorrel, and Satou.
This training is free; all are welcome.