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March 2017

FoodCorps Service Member applications

March 15, 2017

The application for joining the FoodCorps cohort for the 2017-2018 school year is now open! Find key dates and deadlines below and begin your application here. You can learn more about what we’re looking for before you begin.

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Webinar: Farm to School in the Every Student Succeeds Act

March 21, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This webinar will discuss the new opportunities farm to school has under the newest authorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, called the Every Student Succeeds Act. In this legislation, there are various funding opportunities and policy levers that advocates and educators on the ground can utilize to move farm to school forward in their communities. Register Here

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April 2017

Local Foods Impact Conference

April 3, 2017 @ 5:30 am - April 4, 2017 @ 1:30 pm
DC United States

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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Webinar: School Garden Support Organizations (SGSOs) Best Practices Webinar Series

April 25, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join the National School Garden Network for the SGSO Best Practices Webinar Series where leaders from various NSGN organizations will present best practices, case studies, tools, and resources from each of the 5 key topics, the key topics are listed below. Register here, or click on the link below. School Garden Program Sustainability and Finances April 25, 1pm PST Other upcoming webinars (links to follow shortly): Maintaining Multiple School Gardens May 9, 1pm PST Measuring Impact June 6, 1pm PST Professional…

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May 2017

Slow Food USA-Whole Kids Foundation Garden to Cafeteria Toolkit Webinar

May 18, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Garden to Cafeteria toolkit is a study on the most successful garden to cafeteria programs in the US and a toolkit for how to implement the same in your garden and cafeteria program. Join this webinar to learn more about the toolkit and how your school district can apply to receive on-site training from the Slow Food USA National School Garden Program to implement it. Register here

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June 2017

Webinar: School Garden Support Organizations (SGSOs) Best Practices Webinar Series – Measuring Impact

June 6, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join the National School Garden Network for the SGSO Best Practices Webinar Series where leaders from various NSGN organizations will present best practices, case studies, tools, and resources from each of the 5 key topics, the key topics are listed below. Webinars: School Garden Program Sustainability and Finances (archived) -- April 25, 2017 1pm PST Maintaining Multiple School Gardens (archived) -- May 9, 1pm PST Measuring Impact -- June 6, 1pm PST Register Professional Development for Garden Educators -- September 12, 1pm…

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July 2017

National Children & Youth Garden Symposium

July 12, 2017 @ 8:00 am - July 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Portland, OR United States + Google Map
$140 - $355

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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Apply Now – 2018 School Garden Support Org. Leadership Institute

July 20, 2017
Life Lab, 1156 High St
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States
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January 21-26, 2018 • Santa Cruz, CA Lodging expenses for each team will be covered. Travel scholarships available.Join over 20 School Garden Support Organization teams from across the nation to strengthen your organization’s goal of enhancing professional development and ongoing support for school garden programs in your region. Learn More and Apply by July 20th

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September 2017

Webinar: School Garden Support Organizations (SGSOs) Best Practices Webinar Series – Professional Development for Garden Educators

September 12, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join the National School Garden Network for the SGSO Best Practices Webinar Series where leaders from various NSGN organizations will present best practices, case studies, tools, and resources from each of the 5 key topics, the key topics are listed below. Webinars: School Garden Program Sustainability and Finances (archived) -- April 25, 2017 1pm PST Maintaining Multiple School Gardens (archived) -- May 9, 1pm PST Measuring Impact -- June 6, 1pm PST Professional Development for Garden Educators -- September 12, 1pm…

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October 2017

Webinar: School Garden Support Organizations (SGSOs) Best Practices Webinar Series – School Garden Networks

October 10, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join the National School Garden Network for the SGSO Best Practices Webinar Series where leaders from various NSGN organizations will present best practices, case studies, tools, and resources from each of the 5 key topics, the key topics are listed below. Webinars: School Garden Program Sustainability and Finances (archived) -- April 25, 2017 1pm PST Maintaining Multiple School Gardens (archived) -- May 9, 1pm PST Measuring Impact -- June 6, 1pm PST Professional Development for Garden Educators -- September 12, 1pm…

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