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 email@example.com with the details of your event.
Look for this carrot icon to find free Wisconsin School Garden Network workshops:
Garden Leader Training at Wellspring Organic Farm
West Bend, WI
Cost per session is $35; cost for package of all 4 sessions is $120
Sunday, June 30, 2019: Compost & Design
Sunday, July 14, 2019: Growing & Using Herbs
Sunday, July 28, 2019: Plant Propagation with Seeds and Cuttings
Sunday, August 11, 2019: Pesto & the Seasons of Local Food
Want to establish or improve an existing garden? This series is perfect for teens and adults. Resident Education Director Roxanne will guide you through everything you need to know to get your own garden growing at home, school, or in the community. Homegrown lunch included. Learn more and register here!
27th National Children and Youth Garden Symposium
July 10-13, 2019, Madison, WI
Registration is now open for the American Horticultural Society National Children and Youth Garden Symposium! The 2019 event will take place July 10-13 in Madison, Wisconsin, hosted locally by Community Groundworks, the University of Wisconsin’s Environmental Design Lab, and the Wisconsin School Garden Network. At the core of the symposium are peer-led educational sessions that focus on relevant, thought-provoking topics, provide attendees with practical knowledge and skills, and appeal to attendees representing a variety of experience levels, educational settings, and youth audiences. Learn more and register here!