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SFC: Garden Leadership Training (2-Part Training)

September 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - $30

This 2-part Sustainable Food Center training is for teachers, parents, and community members interested in starting (or reviving) and sustaining a school or a community garden. If you are a teacher, you may attend for free; please register directly by emailing [email protected] 5 additional need-based scholarships (non-teacher) are available; please email to request a spot.

Each training night will cover different content, so please plan to attend both nights. We will share the key components to a successful garden, including: organizing and building a strong garden team, creating a plan, site selection and basic design, managing the garden, and finding funds and resources to sustain the garden. You will also hear from a guest speaker and meet other school and community gardeners in the area. We won’t be covering basic gardening principles, but we can point you to relevant resources.

-Class participants must be 16 and older. Youth ages 12-15 may attend with purchase of an additional ticket and close parent/guardian supervision during class.
-Please register only for yourself; additional participants should register separately for themselves.
-CE credit hours provided through AISD
-Childcare and English-Spanish interpretation available.
-Snacks will be provided

Registration closes one business day before class. All attendees must register to attend.

Questions? Contact Bianca Bidiuc Peterson at [email protected] or 512-220-1097.


September 18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Sustainable Food Center
2921 E 17th St, Bldg C
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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