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Teaching the Next Generation:
The Garden As Your Classroom

WATCH “The Garden As Your Classroom, taped on April 2, 2016 by City Channel 4.

VIEW Presentations:

Welcome & Introduction to Farm to School by Michelle Kenyon, Program Director, Field to Family

Measuring the Impacts of School Gardens by Jen Kardos, Co-Director, Backyard Abundance

Introduction to the Next Generation Science Standards by Elizabeth Maas, Assistant Professor, Kirkwood Community College

Iowa City Community School District Garden Guidelines, Ben Grimm, Lead Grounds, Iowa City Community School District

Basics of Starting & Maintaining a School Garden, Scott Koepke, New Pi Soilmates

Starting an After School Garden Club by Joyce Miller, School Garden Lead, Kirkwood Elementary, ICCSD

Event occurred on April 2, 2016 @ 1:00 PM at the Iowa City Campus, Kirkwood Community College, Commons, 1816 Lower Muscatine Road, Iowa City, IA

More information at fieldtofamily.orgbackyardabundance.org or by contacting Michelle Kenyon fieldtofamilyiowacity@gmail.com
(319) 325-2701
Support for this workshop came from Kirkwood Community College & New Pioneer Food Co-op.

Press Release

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