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March 2017

Community Food Systems Conference Request for Proposals

March 7 @ 8:00 am - April 3 @ 5:00 pm
Boston Park Plaza Hotel, 50 Park Plaza
Boston, MA United States
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Proposal Application Period: February 7, 2017 - April 3, 2017 Online form for proposals: https://www.tfaforms.com/4600123 New Entry Sustainable Farming Project's Community Food Systems Conference will address common underlying themes between food security, social justice and sustainable agriculture. The conference will provide space for conversations around promoting, facilitating, and supporting self-reliance; breaking down barriers to racial and economic justice; connecting communities to their food sources; and impacting communities at the local and regional level through sustainable land use, food production including fisheries and…

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$150 - $180

Common Core in the Garden Workshop

March 31 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Life Lab, 1156 High St
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States
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Learn to use a school garden to provide a meaningful context in which students can apply their emerging skills in math and English language arts. Using lessons from The Growing Classroom activity guide, participants in this workshop will experience and discuss garden activities that support learning in math and language arts. Whether they are graphing the temperature of their compost pile over time; reading a recipe to make fresh salsa; writing a story from the perspective of an ant; or presenting to a…

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April 2017

Local Foods Impact Conference

April 3 @ 5:30 am - April 4 @ 1:30 pm
(Untitled), DC United States + Google Map

What is the Local Foods Impact Conference all about? Congressionally authorized grant and loan programs to support local food systems have expanded in recent years. Quantifying and evaluating the impacts of these programs is critical. The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service, in partnership with The George Washington University, will host a Local Food Impacts Conference April 3 and 4, 2017 in Washington DC. Please join us to explore how to best measure the impacts of local food investments, improve coordination across…

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Annual Kids to Farms Brunch

April 9 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Camarillo Ranch, 201 Camarillo Ranch Road
Camarillo, CA 93012 United States
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In partnership with the Future Farmers of America Sunday, April 9th 11:30 am – 2:00 pm Camarillo Ranch, 201 Camarillo Ranch Rd, Camarillo, CA, 93012 Tuscan-themed brunch by Chef Oreste De Gregorio from Cafe Fiore Money raised will allow SEEAG  to support and expand The Farm Lab at Petty Ranch, our brand new field trip facility with STEM-based, hands-on activities; and to raise Bus Bucks that provide free transportation for all our program participants. Part of the proceeds will also…

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July 2017
$140 - $355

National Children & Youth Garden Symposium

July 12 @ 8:00 am - July 15 @ 5:00 pm
(Untitled), Portland, OR United States + Google Map

NCYGS is the only national event of its kind where you can network with like-minded teachers, garden designers, community leaders, program coordinators, and others involved with connecting kids to the natural world.  NCYGS 2017 attendees will have the opportunity to: Explore topics ranging from curriculum to program management to garden design and maintenance during four dynamic days of educational sessions, field trips, and expert keynote presentations.  July 12 will feature optional pre-symposium trips, while July 13-15 will comprise the main…

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$200

2017 Agriculture in the Classroom Conference

July 14 @ 8:00 am - July 15 @ 5:00 pm
(Untitled), Visalia, CA United States + Google Map

Join us in the heart of California Agriculture as we Grow our Future. Teachers and volunteers — come and learn about the importance of educating our youth about food and fiber through all subject areas. Agriculture is everywhere and in everything we do! "There isn't a subject under the sun that can’t be taught using agriculture as the theme." - Martha Deichler, Superintendent, Borrego Springs Unified School District Registration: $200 (includes all meals and trips) Conference registration opens in April…

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