Webinar Archive How To Structure Impactful School Garden Professional Development –June 21, 2023 From full day workshops to short mini trainings, there are many ways to provide in-person professional development to teachers and educators so that they can confidently conduct garden-based education. This webinar dives into two methods: professional
Webinar Archive District-Led School Garden Programs Part 2: Engaging your Community –May 24, 2023 This is the 2nd of a two part webinar series focusing on school district-wide school garden programs led by school district staff and the unique opportunities and challenges they face. Part 1 focused on organization and
Webinar Archive Non-Linear Garden Design as an Identity Affirming Practice – March 15, 2023 From the chinampas of Mexico, to the terraced gardens in Asia & companion planting practices around the world, our ancestors point the way to designs that circumvent tidy row cropping most common in gardens. By exploring nonlinear
Webinar Archive GROWING SCHOOL GARDEN SUMMIT LIGHTNING TALKS – October 19, 2022 This facilitated hour-long session consisting of 5-minute Lighting Talks from a variety of school garden professionals. All of these presentations were featured at the Growing School Gardens Summit in April 2022. After each talk, reflection questions are shared to
Webinar Archive DRIP IRRIGATION TRAINING – APRIL 6, 2022 Drip Irrigation Systems can save time, conserve water, and enhance ease and health of your school garden plants. This webinar from the University of Arizona Community and School Garden Program shows how to set up and manage a simple drip irrigation system,
Webinar Archive WHAT MAKES SCHOOL GARDENS THRIVE – MARCH 24, 2022 Learn about two key pieces of research on indicators of building successful school garden programs by Associate Professor Jaimie Davis of UT Austin and Assistant Professor Kate Burt of Lehman College at the City University of New York. Jaimie
We will be a discussion of strategies that increase community around school gardens, especially during the summer months.
Join us as we discuss a few ways in which we have involved the community from regular maintenance with families, weekly volunteer hours, to large work days. We will discuss some of our favorite ways to get people out and excited, ideas for managing large volunteer groups, how to engage consistent volunteers, and help keep your garden looking good.