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Plant it, Grow it, Eat it! Garden Enhanced Nutrition Education Workshop

October 14, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

$150 - $180

Make the connection from seed to table in this fun and delicious workshop. Using tried-and-true Life Lab lessons and recipes for grades K-8, participants explore effective ways to teach nutrition  and encourage kids to eat more fruits and vegetables through gardening, harvesting and meal preparation. We offer a Fall and Spring version of this workshop. 1 semester unit of graduate education credit available.

LEARN …
  • How to lead highly engaging, hands-on nutrition lessons and activities in a garden setting.
  • How to link gardening and cooking activities to Common Core Math and Language Arts standards.
  • Management strategies for harvesting, preparing, and enjoying fresh fruits and vegetables with students.
TAKE HOME …
  • An activity packet with lessons, recipes, garden kitchen resources, and links to Common Core academic standards.
  • Inspiration to use a garden as an instructional tool for nutrition education.
  • Strategies for success from Life Lab and from a variety of other educators engaged in this exciting work.
  • Optional: unit of education credit from the University of the Pacific ($60/unit)

Details

Date:
October 14, 2016
Time:
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Cost:
$150 - $180
Event Category:
Website:
http://bit.ly/2bvLqeU

Organizer

Life Lab
Phone:
831) 459-3833
Email:
education@lifelab.org
Website:
lifelab.org

Venue

Life Lab
1156 High St
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States
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