Teaching the Next Generation:
The Garden As Your Classroom
WATCH “The Garden As Your Classroom“, taped on April 2, 2016 by City Channel 4.
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.org; backyard
abundance.org or by contacting Michelle Kenyon fieldtofamilyiowacity@ gmail.com
Support for this workshop came from Kirkwood Community College & New Pioneer Food Co-op.
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