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Benjamin Eichorn
May 26th, 2016
Summer presents numerous challenges in the school garden. Whenever we meet with school communities, the same question always arises, “What are we supposed to do in the summer time?” Fortunately, there are some simple solutions to common concerns about summer in the school garden. Common concerns about summer include: There will be no staff, students or teachers on campus to take care of the...
Heather Campbell
February 18th, 2016
The garden program at Adelante Spanish Immersion School in Redwood City, California broke ground in 2007 with the goal of giving all of its elementary students an outdoor classroom year-round. Today, every student spends a trimester of their year...
Sandra Jimenez
February 11th, 2016
Young children learn from what they see around them. This makes early childhood an ideal age to expose students to a variety of fruits and vegetables. While convincing children to eat new foods can certainly be challenging, research shows...

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2016 Sustainable Agriculture Education Association National Conference


When: July 29, 2016 9:00AM
- July 31, 2016 5:00PM PST
Where: UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California California 95064

2015 Farm to School Census Overview

This webinar will provide an overview of the Farm to School Census...

When: August 11, 2016 12:00PM
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Summer Institute: Using Gardens to Teach

The summer institute is designed to help educators integrate gardens into their teaching. The training covers topics in...

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