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.
Have an event that you’d like us to share? Email Communications Director Renata Solan at firstname.lastname@example.org with the details of your event.
Look for this carrot icon to find free Wisconsin School Garden Network trainings:
Free Green & Healthy Schools Workshop: Outdoor Learning
April 24, 2018, Madison, WI
Green & Healthy Schools is partnering with Community Groundworks on this outdoor learning workshop. Gain skills and teaching techniques for using the outdoors as an extension of your classroom. Registration opens mid- March. Please email Susan.Schuller@uwsp.edu to be put on the “interest list” or check back to this web page. Teams of up to 4 from a school or district are encouraged to attend. Participants receive $100 to support substitute fees for attending or to put toward their sustainability project at school. Note: You must be a Meemic Foundation Club Member or sign-up for their FREE membership before registering to take advantage of this offer and to waive registration fees. Learn more here!
Free Webinar: Square Foot Gardening Across the Curriculum
May 10, 2018, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Join Veronica Justen from the Wisconsin School Garden Network for a FREE webinar on square foot gardening. She will provide an overview of square foot gardening, including planning, installing, benefits, and examples of incorporating concepts in hands-on curricular activities. Focus content areas include:
-Learning Experiences Strategies and Curriculum
-Special Needs Disabilities and Inclusive Practices
-Health Safety and Nutrition