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.
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.
Common Ground Edible Garden Tour 2017
Join Common Ground for their annual Edible Garden Tour! The self-guided tour will take you through Palo Alto, Los Altos, Mountain View, and Menlo Park and will give you a chance to see beautiful gardens and innovative conservation techniques. More details.
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.
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.
Slow Food Nations
Slow Food Nations is a celebration of good, clean, and fair food for all. Join producers, chefs, educators, and advocates for three days of interactive workshops, tastings, site visits, and talks exploring delicious and sustainable food. The gathering is free and open to the public with select ticketed events. More details.
Farmshare Austin's Farmer Starter Program
From August 21 through December 22, Farmshare Austin will host a training program for aspiring organic farmers. Through a combination of in-field lessons and classroom learning, participants gain the knowledge and practical skills to manage a sustainable farming business. Applications are due July 15. More details.