Soil Born Farms To Host School Garden Conference

©Valencia2014-163Calling all teachers, parents, garden designers and school garden coordinators – Soil Born Farms is set to host “A Garden in Every School” on March 14 and 15, a symposium designed to encourage the establishment of school gardens across the region.

The two-day symposium will feature workshops, success stories, best practices, panel discussions, information booths, and, of course, delicious food.  Workshop tracks will include topics such as nutrition and cooking, school garden planning, ecosystems and lessons from the natural world. Discussions and lectures will be led by a diverse group of leading educators, chefs and nonprofits from across the region. Symposium participants will be treated to farm-to-fork delights from Magpie Café, Chipotle and Sacramento Natural Foods.

Space is limited; register here

A Garden in Every School

When: Saturday, March 14: 9 a.m. to 5p.m. & Sunday, March 15, 9 a.m. to 2p.m.

Registration, networking & breakfast begins each day at 8 a.m.

 Location: The Met Sacramento High School, 810 V St.

*Parking is limited, Soil Born suggests carpool and biking

Cost: $60 per person (Includes light breakfast, lunch and snacks on both days)

A small number of scholarships are available; contact [email protected] before Feb. 25 for an application.

Questions: Contact [email protected] or 916-363-9685