Training Overview  

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Please complete this form and submit it by June 17th to confirm which breakout sessions and site visit you will attend. 

2019 Edible Schoolyard Summer Training
Day 1: Wednesday, June 26th

Start time: 7:30 am 
End time: 4:30 pm 

  • Check-in and breakfast begin at 7:30 am in the King Middle School Dining Commons. 
  • After the opening session, everyone will begin their core programming rotation. 
  • The core programming rotation consists of foundational sessions in the garden, kitchen, and lunchroom. 
  • Alice Waters will join us for lunch and share her vision for School Lunch as an Academic Subject. 
  • In the afternoon, the full training class with gather for a plenary session on fundraising with a focus on grant writing. 
  • We will close with our daily reflection. There will be no evening programming. 
Day 2: Thursday, June 27th

Start time: 7:45 am 
End time: 4:30 pm with optional evening activity

  • Breakfast will begin at 7:45 
  • Everybody's first session of the day will be part of their core programming rotation. 
  • The full training class will gather for a FUN networking activity before eating lunch together. 
  • The afternoon will feature a plenary session on fundraising followed by our first set of breakout sessions. Make sure to sign up for a breakout session before June 17th!
  • We will close with our daily reflection. There will be an optional movie night beginning at 5 pm. 
Day 3: Friday, June 28th

Start time: 7:45 am 
End time: ~ 2:00 pm with optional evening activities 

  • Breakfast will begin at 7:45
  • THIS IS SITE VISIT DAY! Review the different options and sign up for a trip before June 17th! 
  • Lunch will be provided on the road. 
  • Site visits will wrap up in the afternoon. We will host an optional Family Night Out evening session in the kitchen classroom beginning at 5:30 pm. Sign up for the Family Night Out lottery by June 17th if you would like to attend! 
  • There will also be an optional happy hour event beginning at 4 pm. 
Day 4: Saturday, June 29th

Start time: 7:45 am 
End time: 3:00 pm  

  • Breakfast will begin at 7:45
  • The morning will feature our second set of breakout sessions! Make sure to sing up for one before June 17th! 
  • Breakout Sessions will be followed up the Skill Share. This will be a one-hour open space session. If you have a topic in mind, please submit it by June 17th! 
  • After lunch, we will take some time to turn your training takeaways into a plan for action. 
  • Everyone will gather together for the training closing and group photo before we say good-bye!