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.
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In light of concerns over the COVID-19 virus, many in-person events have been canceled. Please check back for upcoming online educational opportunities.
Gardening Projects for Kids and Families
June 9, 2020 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Join the Multnomah Master Gardener Speaker Series via webinar, as I share activities and insight from The Book of Gardening Projects for Kids, 101 Ways to get Kids outside, DIRTY, and having FUN! My co-author Whitney Cohen and I interviewed over 20 gardening families to learn their tips and tricks for engaging kids in garden-based crafts, tasks, and cooking. Come prepared to learn new activities and design ideas to get kids having fun in the garden.
Teaching in Nature’s Classroom Course
May 15 – August 28, 2020
This course, developed as a companion to the book Teaching in Nature’s Classroom: Principles of Garden-Based Education, is an opportunity for educators new to outdoor and garden-based learning, as well as educators who are experienced in the field, to consider best practices and reflect on their own teaching practice in outdoor learning environments, with a focus on school and community youth gardens.