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Thursday, January 22, 2015

Starting and Sustaining a School Garden workshop

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Please forward to any appropriate participants - Thanks!

Come understand the steps to plan, maintain and run a school garden while integrating garden activities into your curriculum to meet state standards. From gardening basics to building a garden team as well as curriculum activities, this workshop is designed for hands-on educators interested in gaining the technical knowledge necessary to start a garden. Learn how to engage your students in the outdoor classroom or choose to bring the concepts indoors. School garden hands-on activities are presented as a strategy for meeting curriculum content expectations as outlined in the Common Core State Standards.

DAY: Thursday, February 26, 2015

TIME:  Event begins promptly at 8:00 a.m. and ending at 3:30 p.m.  

LOCATION:  TBAISD Career-Tech Center, 880 Parsons Road, Traverse City, MI 49686, (231) 922-6273

FEE:   $75.00 Pre-registration required


 For more information, contact Cathy Meyer at  or  (231) 922-6338

REGISTER BY:  February 19, 2015

SCHECHs available

Lunch provided

Pre-registration required

For more information about partial scholarships, please contact Kristine Hahn, or 313-567-9701,

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Kristine Hahn

Michigan State University Extension Educator

Community Food Systems

Eastern Market Office

1445 Adelaide

Detroit, MI 48207


248-802-4590 (CELL)

313-567-8726 (FAX)

NEW LOCATION and phone number


"We are what we repeatedly do.  Therefore, excellence is not an act, but a habit."  Aristotle


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