Maine School Garden Day 2020

Save the date! Our 2020 event will take place Saturday, May 2nd in Hampden, ME!

April 27, 2019

A full day of workshops and networking for School Garden enthusiasts will be hosted by Maine School Garden Network (MSGN), Maine Agriculture in the Classroom (MAITC), MOFGA, and the University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Whether you’re dreaming of starting an educational garden or working to develop an existing program… this day is for you!

The 2019 Agenda:

  • 8:00 – 8:30 – Registration, coffee/tea & visits to exhibitors
  • 8:30 – 9:20  Welcome – Orientation, introductions, keynote, garden reports
  • 9:30 – 10:30 SESSION I – Choose from 3 different options including a tour of Trenton Elementary School Garden & outdoor classroom
  • 10:40 –11:40 SESSION II – Choose from 3 different options including a tour of Trenton Elementary School Garden & outdoor classroom
  • 11:45 – 12:30 – Networking lunch
  • 12:30 – 1:00  – SESSION III – Maine FFA updates, MSGN events
  • 1:00 – 1:10 – Movement break
  • 1:20 – 2:55 – SESSION IV – Choose 4 different 20 minute presentations or workshops with topics ranging from grant writing tips, taste tests and garden stories
  • 3:05 – 3:30 – Closing session, door prizes, certificates & CEU’s awarded

Join us for an optional tour of Beech Hill Farm after the event!

See the agenda and full breakout schedule here

All participants will receive Certificates for contact hours or CEU’s.

Please email info@msgn.org for more information.