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Day of Garden Skills Workshops & Demonstrations for the School Garden

Date: Saturday, October 25
Place: Cold Spring Orchard in Belchertown
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Fee: Free and open to all educators with registration
Registration:

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Send an e-mail to Massachusetts Agriculture in the Classroom with your name, school and contact information.

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This workshop is free and open to all educators with registration. Bring your own lunch. There is a $20 fee for those teachers who would like to receive Professional Development. Ten Professional Development Points are offered for each workshop with accompanying classroom project.

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Massachusetts Agriculture in the Classroom is sponsoring an educational day of workshops and demonstrations on Saturday, October 25 from 9:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Cold Spring Orchard in Belchertown. Learn a variety of new skills that will help you with your school gardening efforts.

Spend an educational and fun day brushing up on your gardening techniques and learning new activity ideas for the school garden on Saturday, October 25, from 9:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Cold Spring Orchard in Belchertown with twelve workshops and demonstrations to support successful efforts in the school garden will be held throughout the day, including soils, composting, constructing raised beds, gardening in containers, seeding and saving seeds, mulching, tree planting, pruning, herbs and more. Free an open to educators, school gardeners, garden volunteers and the public. Bring your own lunch. For those teachers who would like Professional Development certification there is a $20 fee. Ten Professional Development Points are provided to teachers with accompanying school gardening or classroom activity. Registration is required. This educational event is supported in part with funds from the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources and with assistance from UMass Extension and Cold Spring Orchard.

 

Workshops & Demonstration Schedule

Day of Garden Skills for the School Garden

 

Plan to spend the day and learn skills that will help you get your school fall garden off to a great start. Learn new techniques that will help you hone your gardening skills and improve the look and ease of care of your garden.

We are grateful to the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resourcesfor sponsoring this day of workshops and demonstrations. We also thank UMass Extension & Cold Spring Orchard for providing the site for this day of garden skills workshops and demonstrations. Read more about Cold Spring Orchard.