Upcoming Events

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Measuring Impact

The National School Garden Network hosts a webinar on tools and strategies to assess the impact of your school garden program. More details.

When: June 6, 2017 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Training

School Garden Teacher Training

The Occidental Arts and Ecology Center hosts a training for educators to learn about developing and sustaining garden-based ecological literacy programs at their schools. More details.

When: June 19, 2017 9:00AM - June 23, 2017 5:00PM PST
Where: The Occidental Arts and Ecology Center, 15290 Coleman Valley Road, Occidental, California 95465
oaec@oaec.org
Training

The Growing Classroom Workshop: Two-Day Intensive on Garden-Based Learning

Life Lab hosts a two-day training covering curriculum for garden-based classes, technical gardening skills, and management strategies for school garden programs. ​More details.

When: June 19, 2017 9:30AM - June 20, 2017 4:00PM PST
Where: Life Lab Garden Classroom, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California 95064
Training

The Edible Schoolyard Academy

The Edible Schoolyard Academy is designed to strengthen your program and build your leadership in the field. Over the course of five days, Academy participants will learn about curriculum integration and development, funding strategies, evaluation, volunteer management, class scheduling, rituals and routines of garden and kitchen classrooms, outreach strategies, and much more. We examine edible education through the critical lenses of social justice, equity, and inclusion; participants should expect to engage in conversations about how race, gender, power, and privilege show up in classrooms, particularly around issues of food. Applications are due March 5. More details.

When: June 25, 2017 9:00AM - June 29, 2017 5:00PM PST
Where: The Edible Schoolyard Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94703
Training

John Dewey Kitchen Institute

The University of Vermont hosts a workshop on how to use cooking as a pedagogical approach for teaching academic subjects. More details.

When: June 25, 2017 9:00AM - June 27, 2017 5:00PM PST
Where: The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
learn@uvm.edu
Training

School Garden Teacher Training

The Occidental Arts and Ecology Center hosts a training for educators to learn about developing and sustaining garden-based ecological literacy programs at their schools. More details.

 

When: June 26, 2017 9:00AM - June 30, 2017 5:00PM PST
Where: The Occidental Arts and Ecology Center, 15290 Coleman Valley Rd, Occidental, California 95465
oaec@oaec.org
Conference

North American Agroforestry Conference

Join with agroforesty producers, researchers, and educators to explore the field of agroforesty, share knowledge, discuss emerging opportunities, and network with practitioners in the field. More details.

When: June 27, 2017 9:00AM - June 29, 2017 5:00PM PST
Where: Blacksburg, Virginia
Training

2017-2018 Northeast Farm to School Institute

Apply to be part of a cohort of schools from New England and New York improving their farm to school programming. More details.

When: June 27, 2017 9:00AM - June 29, 2017 5:00PM PST
Where: Shelburne, Vermont
Training

The Edible Schoolyard Intensive: Farm to School

Bring your school or district's team of farm to school stakeholders to the Edible Schoolyard Intensive to strengthen your holistic approach to edible education. Discover how to create and institutionalize programs that invest in student health, academic achievement, community wellbeing, and ecological sustainability by serving fresh, locally sourced school meals and experiential learning in the garden, kitchen, classroom, cafeteria, and/or farm. Our goal is to help schools and districts develop strong edible education programs rooted in shared values and standards of practice, responsive to the cultural, institutional, and funding realities of their own particular contexts. Applications are due March 5. More details.

 

When: July 9, 2017 9:00AM - July 11, 2017 5:00PM PST
Where: The Edible Schoolyard Berkeley, 1781 Rose Street, Berkeley, California 94703
Phone: 510-558-1335
Conference

National Children and Youth Garden Symposium

The National Children and Youth Garden Symposium brings together educators and community leaders to explore innovative curriculum, take field trips, and share expertise in connecting children to nature through gardening. More details.

When: July 12, 2017 8:00AM - July 15, 2017 5:00PM PST
Where: Portland, Oregon