Wisconsin School Garden Network offers free school garden trainings at schools, community centers, and non-profit sites around Wisconsin. Trainings provide information and inspiration to anyone interested in starting or sustaining a youth garden. They also offer a platform for those invested in youth gardens to exchange ideas and resources. Themes and topics will vary.
Here, you will find information about upcoming Wisconsin School Garden Network trainings, as well as other events around the state related to garden-based education.
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Growing Minds: Garden-based learning from the ground up
July 24-27, 9am – 2pm
Held in the award-winning Troy Kids’ Garden, this dynamic professional development course for K-12 teachers/community educators emphasizes hands-on, inquiry-based instruction. Course topics include: youth garden planning and design, funding and resources, recommended tools and supplies, organic gardening methods, outdoor classroom pedagogy, garden-based nutrition and cooking, nature study and games, program evaluation, art in the garden, and more!
Cost is $175. 1-2 semester units of graduate credit available at additional cost of $70 per credit.
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