Educational Exhibits at your Open House

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Here are some ideas for educational exhibits at your Open House offering. Tell ’em your story! Have a poster, display table, skit, etc. with photos and info on how your project was created. Have a ‘thank you’ poster/display about the businesses, farmers, and volunteers who have supported your project.  Your students could create thank you cards/drawings/artwork for them as well. … Read More

Publicizing Your Open House Offering

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Once you’ve registered your offering, we will promote the event in every which way we can, BUT you can help us get the word out. Here are just a few ideas for how to do that… Use this INVITATION to share your event. Plug in your information on the second page and print, cut, distribute! Send a notice home with … Read More

School Garden Open House

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Educators: Celebrate Your Garden with a  SCHOOL GARDEN OPEN HOUSE Kick off the school year with an Open House to showcase your garden programs and students’ hard work. These events are FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, so look out for offerings in your area, and don’t forget to spread the word! WHY HOST AN OPEN HOUSE?? Display your garden … Read More

Maine Harvest Lunch Week

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SAVE THE DATE: September 19-23, 2016 …followed by the Maine School Garden Open House on September 24, 2016!   Source: USDA Blog 2014 – ‘Dig In to Local School Meals;’ Maine Celebrates Farm to School with Local Harvest Week Menu Competition Maine’s annual harvest lunch week promotes fresh, local food in school cafeterias and teaches our children and youth where … Read More

3rd Annual School Garden Open House

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3rd Annual School Garden Open House Saturday, September 28, 2013 Hello Garden Coordinators! September may be the last thing on your mind as the end of the school year is upon us, but please consider holding an Open House at your garden project this fall! It’s a great way to highlight your program’s achievements, build support among your school and … Read More