Sunday, January 19, 2014

Upcoming Trainings for school gardeners

1. Join SFC’s Grow Local team in this specialized gardening class all about seed-saving basics on Wednesday, January 22 from 6-8pm. Add another layer of sustainability at your school, home or community garden by preserving plant diversity, developing seed stock that is resilient and better adapted to our particular climate, and sharing your seed bounty with the Austin community!
Register HERE through the SFC Events link.

Scholarships for the $30 course may be provided upon request. Please contact Sophie at 236-0074 x105 or
Questions about the course? Contact Ellen at 236-0074 x131 or

2. SFC’s next FREE School Garden Leadership Training will be on Saturday, March 1 from 9am-1pm at Houston Elementary. Topics covered include: organizing your garden team, planning and implementing your project, incorporating the garden into a curriculum, and fundraising. We won't cover basic gardening principles but can point you to a variety of resources. This workshop is for teachers, parents, and any community members looking to volunteer with school gardens.

Register HERE on the SFC event page. See attached flyer to help spread the word!
Registration required. Up to 3 people per school group can register.
Questions? Contact Sari Albornoz: (512) 236-0074 x105 or email sari (at) sustainablefoodcenter (dot) org.

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