Maine School Garden Day

 

April 27, 2019
Saturday, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Trenton Elementary School

51 School Road,

Trenton, ME 04605

Join us for the 10th Annual Maine School Garden Day!

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!

 

 

 

 

 

To register by mail, download a copy of the registration form here.

Take a peek at the 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 – FFA updates, MSGN events
  • 1:00 – 1:15 – Movement break with FoodCorps
  • 1:20 – 2:55 – SESSION IV – Choose 4 different 20 minute presentations or workshops with topics ranging from grant writing tips, hands-on garden projects and garden stories
  • 3:05 – 3:30 – Closing session, door prizes, certificates & CEU’s awarded

Stay tuned for a local tour opportunity!

See the agenda and full breakout schedule here – PDF

All participants will receive Certificates for contact hours or CEU’s.
Scholarships available through Maine Ag in the Classroom: email maitc@maine.gov

Please email info@msgn.org for more information.