First Annual School Garden Showcase

SLO County Office of Education’s First Annual School Garden Showcase
The School Garden Showcase will inspire you and your kids to grow and enjoy healthy garden foods.  The showcase is free and open to the public!

Location: Loma Vista Community School on April 29th, 2009
Time: 4:00pm – 7:00pm
When: April 29, 2009

Schedule:

4:00 – Garden Food Social – eat garden fresh snacks, visit the school garden displays and network with school garden enthusiasts.

4:30 – Introductions and Announcements

4:45 – Presentations of Local School Garden Resources

Teresa Lees – San Luis Obispo County Office of Education

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden

Master Gardeners and Garden Based Learning

Jordan & Maleah -N’Credible Edibles

Cindy Douglas – Cal Poly Organic Farm Apprentices & Field Trips

Joe Sabol – California Rare Fruit Growers – Grafting Apple Trees

5:30 – Sharon Lovejoy Inspirations from Nature – school gardens and children’s garden slideshow from around the country

6:00 – Break

6:15 – Teacher Presentations and Raffle

Judy Honerkamp Bauer/Speck in Paso Robles

Faylla Chapman Morro Bay High School

Beth Zeulner – Virginia Peterson in Paso Robles

Pam Alford – Monarch Grove in Los Osos

Christina Wilkinson – Lillian Larsen in San Miguel

7:00 – Garden Food Social & Networking – Eat and Meet

Visit school garden displays from San Luis High School, Templeton Elementary, San Gabriel Elementary, Bishop’s Peak/Teach, Fine Arts Academy, Montesorri Children’s School in San Luis Obispo, Pacheco School, Creston Elementary, Sinsheimer Elementary, Monarch Grove, Laureate Private School, Cal Poly Organic Farm, San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden, SLO Grown Kids & CCAN

For more information:  tlees@slocoe.org