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Got School Gardens? We do in Santa Cruz County. Visit them at Open School Gardens! www.lifelab.org/opengardens Thanks @wholefoods for supporting these events.
October 12th, 2019 Santa Cruz County School Garden Tours & Events www.lifelab.org/opengardens
🌱Sowing the Seeds of Wonder: 2 Part Workshop 🌱 � October 4th & 5th | Limited spaces still available� Using Life Lab’s Sowing the Seeds of Wonder activity guide for preschool and kindergarten, participants in this workshop will explore leadership techniques and physical garden design elements that cultivate in young children a sense of peace, caring, curiosity, and joy. This workshop is ideal for new educators as well as seasoned educators ready for a fresh perspective on guiding positive behavior as well as designing an environment that is ripe for learning, connection, and growth. This 2 part workshop can be taken one at a time, or in conjunction with each other. � The workshop includes a FREE copy of Life Lab’s Sowing the Seeds of Wonder Activity Guide, and a fresh, healthy lunch, generously provided by @charlie_hong_kong ! � Santa Cruz educators discount and financial aid are available. For more details and register click the link in our bio � 🗣️UPCOMING WORKSHOPS🗣️ �� 🍽️ Plant to Plate: Garden-Enhanced Nutrition Education- Oct 24-25 . � 🥗 FoodLab: The Kitchen Classroom- Oct 26
Come celebrate at the Harvest Festival this Sunday the 29th🍂 . Life Lab is joining forces with @ucsc_casfs to create an extra-special harvest festival this year at the Garden Classroom. Fun for all ages, the Harvest Festival features live music by @bananaslugband, @dianagameros, and @sensorytribe. Come take part of the great workshops, kids crafts and activities, an apple pie contest, yummy food by @thepennyicecreamery, @beckmannsbakery and many more! Enjoy the beauty of the 30-acre organic campus farm at our biggest open farmhouse of the year. The Harvest Festival is always an amazing event but this year will be extra special as we celebrate Life Lab's 40th birthday! Come boogie with the 🎶Banana String Band🎶, help us blow out the candles at 2pm and have some delicious carrot cake generously provided by Gayle's Bakery @gaylesbakery.🎂 General Admission is $5 (cash only) FREE for kids 12 and under, members of Friends of the Farm and Garden and UCSC Students w/ID. This a zero-waste event so bring a refillable water bottle! For more info and full schedule click the link in bio…
G I V E A W A Y 🌱 We’re excited to announce that @kidsgardening is doing a giveaway for a copy of our award-winning book, The Growing Classroom. With 480 pages of science, math, language arts, and nutrition activities, Emily from Santa Cruz says “This is my go-to resource for garden-based lessons. It’s truly the best one out there!” Go to @kidsgardening account to see how to enter! We’ll choose a winner 9/19 (US entries only). #kidsgardening #schoolgarden #homeschoolgarden #gardeneducation #handsonlearning #naturecurriculum
We had the privilege of leading a workshop for Belle Chasse Academy teachers just getting started with the Emeril Culinary Garden and Teaching Kitchen program (@emerilorg) at their school on a military base! What an absolute honor to work with educators who teach and support students who are often facing recent moves, deployment of a parent, and more.
🌱The Growing Classroom: 2 Day Intensive Workshop 🌱 � September 19th & 20th | Limited spaces still available � Learn to use a garden to breathe life into standards-based lessons, promote ecological literacy, encourage healthy eating, and support students' social development. Using Life Lab’s The Growing Classroom activity guide for grades K-6, participants in this hands-on workshop experience tried-and-true garden-based lessons linked to Common Core Language Arts and Math and Next Generation Science Standards; practice basic gardening techniques; and develop management strategies for a school garden program. � The workshop includes a FREE copy of The Growing Classroom Activity Guide, a $40 value, and a fresh, healthy lunch, generously provided by @charlie_hong_kong ! � Santa Cruz educator discount and financial aid are available. For more details and register click the link in our bio � 🗣️OTHER UPCOMING WORKSHOPS🗣️ � 🌱 Sowing the Seeds of Wonder, Part 1- Oct 4 . � 🌱 Sowing the Seeds of Wonder, Part 2 - Oct 5 . � 🍽️ Plant to Plate: Garden-Enhanced Nutrition Education- Oct 24-25 . � 🥗 FoodLab: The Kitchen Classroom- Oct 26
Back2school night at Ann Soldo Elementary! @foodcorps service member DT greeting the new year with students and their families with... -Raw vs. Roasted Sunflower seed tasting! (Roasted won 26-21) -Should we plant🥕 or 🥔 ? (Tie, 24-24. We’ll grow both!) -And a Pumpkin raffle!!! @foodcorps @sagegardenproject #foodcorps #healthykidsfood #eattherainbow #gardenclassroom #gardenclass #youngscientist #youngscientists #nutritioneducation #sunflowerseeds