On Friday July 19, from 10 – 3, we’ll host our very own training day. The theme is Learning Community: an Ecosystem Approach to School Food Gardens
WHO: Teachers, Caretakers, Education Assistants, others (inquire)
WHAT: School Food Garden Ecosystems — One-Day Workshop
Explore hands-on activities, and take home elementary lesson plans linked to curriculum
Learn about plants and compost; gardening tips specific to school gardens, Q&A
Planning food for humans, food for butterflies: designing naturalized spaces and food gardens
Gardens tour: Rose Ave. PS, Sprucecourt PS & Winchester PS.
PLACE: Winchester Public School, 15 Prospect St., near Parliament and Wellesley Sts, downtown Toronto.
PRESENTED BY: Sunday Harrison, Masters of Environmental Studies Candidate, Program Director and Founder, Green Thumbs Growing Kids. GTGK is a charitable organization that has been partnering with multiple schools supporting their gardens since 2001. Visit www.kidsgrowing.ca for more information. Also supporting the workshop will be Erin Temple, Masters of Health Science Candidate, Nutrition Communication.
The cost for the workshop is a measly $30 before July 1, and $45 after. It includes lunch and resources. The cost is partly subsidized through a grant by the Community Development Fund of the Ontario Natural Foods Co-operative. Please fill out the form below to register or to get more information. [contact-form-7 404 "Not Found"]