Thinking Outside the Planter Box:
Growing Your School and Community Gardens

Objective:
This session is 
designed to provide participants with the knowledge and resources to plan, develop, and sustain an edible school or community garden. This training will include a tour of a school garden at an elementary school and a presentation on winter vegetable gardening from the UC Master Gardeners! Please make sure to wear comfortable clothes, shoes, hat, as the afternoon portion of this training will be outdoors at a garden site.


Who should attend?
All SNAP-Ed Local Implementing Agencies, sub-contractors, and State Implementing Agencies.


Learning Objectives:
During this training participants will learn how to:

  • Recall the history of community gardens and explain the role of SNAP-Ed implementing agencies
  • Develop strategies to sub-grantees in building diverse and inclusive school and community garden
  • Identify resources for garden-based nutrition education curricula
  • Plan and design a community garden that will be beneficial to your community 
  • Describe how to connect with additional resources and funding
  • Describe strategies and activities that make a gardening program sustainable


Training Dates:

September 26, 2017 

8:45am – 3:00pm



Location:
Norton Buffalo Hall
5704 Chapel Drive
Paradise, CA 95969


Registration:

Click here to register!


Contact:
If you have any specific questions about the Thinking Outside the Planter Box training, please contact Michael Beccarelli, at michael.beccarelli@cdph.ca.gov

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