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SCSC-Starting a School Garden Program and Integrating Farm to School in Your Classroom (6-12)



 Schools play a critical role in providing students with avenues to increase their knowledge of how food is grown and produced, their understanding of the importance of healthy, nutritious food to their health and development, and their ability to make healthy food and beverage choices. In farm to school, students participate in education activities related to agriculture, food, health, or nutrition. Education can happen through lessons in a school garden and the classroom. It can come through a curriculum tailored to illuminate healthy nutrition while also providing take-home recipes for children to try with their parents or guardians. It can come through the cafeteria providing taste tests of locally grown fruits and vegetables and providing learning materials that enhance children’s understanding of the foods they’re consuming. Additionally, even more advanced lessons focused on sciences and math can include elements focused on plants, animals, the natural world, and how our overall health is connected to other processes. This course is recommended to 6-12 teachers and educators, such as science, family and consumer science, culinary arts, and agriculture teachers who have a base understanding of farm to school who are looking to provide classroom farm

Important Session Information:


For member districts of the SCSC Professional Development Consortium the fee has been waived. Districts that have not paid for nurses and/or paraprofessionals will pay the listed fee. In the event of cancellation, registrants will be notified by email (address tied to escWorks). Participants are not allowed to bring guests (such as children or spouses) to any training.
Registration ends at 8:30 AM on Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Session ID:
440873
Credits Available:
(6) Hours
Seats Filled:
1 / 20
Fee:
$20.00
Contact Person:
ANNA WARRINER
Instructor(s):
Sarah Lane
Audiences: 
6-12
 
Date Time Location
7/27/2021 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM South Central Service Cooperative - _Main Building - Classroom 2


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