Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Upcoming workshop aims to support, inspire school gardening in Ann Arbor

Jenna Bacolor, Executive Director, Community Education and Recreation

It's not surprising that in a town that values locally-grown food as much as Ann Arbor, there's strong interest in school gardening. On Monday evening, March 23, the Ann Arbor Public Schools Farm to School Collaborative is hosting a School Garden Workshop aimed at inspiring first time school gardeners and supporting on-going gardeners.
Students tend the Burns Park Elementary School garden. 
Join fellow school garden enthusiasts on this Monday, March 23rd, in the Pioneer High School Annex for an evening of collaboration, creativity, networking and garden support.  

School Garden Workshop Program
5:30 pm Registration & Light Dinner (prepared by FTS partner Chartwells)
6:00 pm Welcome & Introductions

6:35 pm Breakout Session A (Choose one)
    • Sustaining a School Garden 
    • Starting a School Garden

7:05 pm Breakout Session B (Choose one)
    • Garden Funding 
    • Garden Creativity 
    • Local Garden Connections
    • Composting 

7:30 pm Networking
8:00 pm Adjourn
The event is free, but you must pre-register. 

For more information and to register, visit 

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