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 workshops:
SGSO Network Webinar: Regional School Garden Support Models
November 17, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. Central Time
Are you seeking ways to more effectively support a large or larger number of school gardens? We will discuss activities that regional support organizations provide and share a framework to enhance your work supporting multiple school gardens. In preparation for this webinar, please complete this template. Learn more and register here.
Teaching in Nature’s Classroom Course
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. Learn more and register here.
Growing Gardens Summit
April 22-25, 2022 in Denver, CO
Mark your calendars! The Growing School Gardens Summit is a gathering designed to support our shared work to strengthen the school garden movement at local and national levels so that all children and youth can have vibrant, resilient school garden programs. As the first-ever national gathering focused entirely on school gardening, the summit will unite educators and leaders to share innovations and harness our collective power for future change. Learn more and register here.