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Starting and Sustaining a School Garden

A workshop designed for hands-on teachers, paraprofessionals, parents & volunteers 

When: Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Where: TBAISD Career-Tech Center, 880 Parsons Rd., Traverse City, MI 49686, (231) 922-6273

What: Participants will learn to plan, maintain and run a school garden while integrating it into the curriculum. From gardening basics to building a garden team and trying out classroom lessons and activities, this workshop is for educators interested in hands-on teaching tools. School garden activities will be presented as a strategy for meeting curriculum content expectations as in the Common Core and Michigan Model Nutrition Standards.

Cost: $75.00 per person. Lunch & resource materials will be provided. SCECHs available upon approval


Online registration is available at http://events.anr.msu.edu/tbagardenworkshop/ . Payment can be made by credit card or check. An invoice will be emailed immediately after registration is completed. If paying by check please mail check to address on invoice.

For information about partial scholarships, contact Kristine Hahn (248) 802-4590 or hahnk@msu.edu

For more information, contact Cathy Meyer at cmeyer@tbaisd.org or (231) 922-6338


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