You can buy your tickets for the first annual Harvest Fest by clicking on the event announcement on the front page of the SGN website or by going to http://schoolgardens.org/harvest-fest-2014/. Harvest Fest 2014 is a benefit for Sonoma County school gardens! The event is on Tuesday, September 9, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Lagunitas Brewing […]
As kids and teachers across Sonoma County are heading back to school, organizers of the 2014 National Heirloom Exposition are gearing up for another wonderful event! This year the Expo runs from Tuesday, September 9th – Thursday, September 11th at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds. Congratulations to all of the schools that are displaying – there […]
Schoolyard Habitat Workshop September 29th SunridgeFarm Campus 9:00am-4:00pm Register today at email@example.com Workshop presented by School Garden Network and US Fish and Wildlife A workshop designed for teachers to create wildlife habitats on school grounds while encouraging long-‐term stewardship. Explore strategies to integrate ecologically sound habitat projects into primary and secondary classes across disciplines. Introduction to the basics of habitat design with native species Special guests from Project WILD and Point Blue( formerly Point Reyes Bird Observatory) Learn how your […]
Western Growers Foundation (WGF) proudly partners with the California Department of Education (CDE) to award 100 K-12 schools $1,500 each—plus seeds and other materials to grow and sustain a fruit and vegetable garden. This program is made possible through a USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant, administered through California Department of Food and Agriculture, to WGF. The […]
Sweetwater Nursery has donated free plants for school gardens. They are available for pick up any time at Piner High School. You do not need to check in at the office since it’s still summer. The plants are mainly lettuce, summer greens and strawberries. Get them while they last!
Whether you’re working to build a new school garden or support an existing one this handy guide produced by Food Corps and Whole Kids Foundation, provides step-by-step instructions, loads of creative ideas and a list of resources. Whole Foods School Garden Guide
With the fabulous support from our community, Vicki’s Garden at Steele Lane Elementary School has been able to upgrade the infrastructure and teaching program this past year. While our program has improved student contact time and curriculum, we are also very excited about the help we have received from Sunrise Rotary. While we have had […]
Free Downloadable Nature Journaling Curriculum by John Muir Laws The second edition of the acclaimed curriculum, Opening the World Through Nature Journaling, is now available as a free download. The curriculum now includes more great kid tested sketching activities, poetry writing, and more detailed tips on drawing in nature (you will love the material on […]
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