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Denver Public Schools Garden & Sustainability Forum 2018 Saturday, March 3rd 8:30 am-3 pm North High school

Connect with local experts and community partners to bring standards based garden curriculum into classrooms.

The DPS Garden Forum is a free event!

Schedule

8:30 Registration & Breakfast

9:00 Logistics and Agenda

9:15 Workshops

10:30 Break

10:45 Workshops

12:00 Lunch Provided by Whole Foods Market

1:00 Afternoon Workshops

2:15-3:00 Networking & Raffle

Sessions Include:

9:15-10:30

Spring Planning & Planting- Keep it simple!

  • Grow a productive, resilient and thriving garden within the school year!

Garden Summer Clubs and Sensory Gardens

  • Join DUG's Senior Education Specialist to learn engaging strategies!

Engaging the Community in Your School Garden Panel

  • Join a panel of experts on garnering support from and for your community!

Nutrition: The Most Important Foundation Panel

  • Learn how to actively engage students in their own nutrition education.

Cooking in the Garden

  • Hands on training preparing food in the garden and classroom!

10:45-12:00

Garden Fundraising Panel

  • Discover methods for successful fundraising and learn how to avoid funding pitfalls.

Youth Farm Stand

  • Turn produce into funds for your school garden with this Toolkit.

Bees: Pollinators in your Backyard with Ray Story

Integrating Garden Curriculum in Classrooms

  • Join DUG's Senior Education Specialist to learn best practices to integrate school gardens and academic standards!

Recycling and Composting in Denver

  • Learn the latest in recycling and composting available in Denver and how to make a difference in your school and home.

1:00-2:15

Food Justice Education Panel

  • Youth engage in creating food systems that provide healthy food as a right for all, not a privilege.
  • Explore integrating food justice in classrooms with the GrowHaus, DUG and Choosing Health.

After School Garden Programming Panel

  • Learn about summer garden clubs and sensory gardens!
  • Explore more options for garden, health and nutrition education in after school programming.

Garden to Cafeteria Certification

  • Mandatory training to earn money for your garden by selling to your cafeteria.

Garden of Youth

  • Adaptive Special Education Employment Program readying students for successful employment

Seed Saving

  • Learn techniques to save your best producers for next season!
Denver Urban Gardens

Spring Planning and Planting

Food Prep in the Classroom

Engaging the Community in your School Garden

Seed Saving

The Importance of Bees

DPS Garden of Youth - Job Skills Development for Students

Youth Farm Stand

Nutrition: The Most Important Foundation

Join Us March 3rd!

Credits:

Created with images by diapicard - "vegetables fresh tomatoes"

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