Siting, Planning and Funding Your School Garden
Date: March 3, 2015
Time: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: EUP ISD 315 Armory Place, Sault Ste Marie, MI 49783
Contact: Kathryn O'Donnell, 906-635-6368, firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn to design a school garden project which will be climatically appropriate, realistic in implementation feasibility, fundable, sustainable and successfully integrated into your learning community! Experienced U.P. hoop builders will share siting considerations as well as introducing different designs and estimated costs for structure. Examples of design and utilization challenges and achievements from existing U.P. school garden projects will be highlighted. Learn about strategies for engaging youth, families, community and developing plans for use. Training will cover school garden grants, how to tell your garden story to potential funders and other garden and farm to school-based fundraising.