Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Garden-Based Education with Seattle Tilth!


Seattle Tilth is offering three Garden Educator Workshops this fall. These classes are excellent professional development for educators seeking new ideas to teach sustainability topics to kids in a garden setting.

Grow a Garden with Kids: Fall Garden Educator Workshops with Seattle Tilth

Teachers, add some spice to your curriculum!

Intro to Organic Schoolyard Gardening
§  Sat., Oct. 20, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
§  $60 individuals, $50 Seattle Tilth members

Grow a schoolyard garden! Explore basic organic gardening principles through hands-on activities. Practice food growing techniques within the context of a schoolyard learning garden. Register now.

§  Sat., Nov. 3, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
§  $60 individuals, $50 Seattle Tilth members

Use the garden as a living classroom! Bring your teaching to life with hands-on activities for children in the garden. Explore garden design, seasonal program planning, developing a volunteer program and community engagement. Register now.

§  Sat., Dec 1, 9 a.m.-noon
§  $36 individuals, $25 Seattle Tilth members

This half-day workshop offers educators an introduction to sustainability in school gardens. Learn garden lessons, school projects and teaching techniques that will help your students understand the interdependence of the planet. Register now.
Fall Garden & Farm Tours for Children and Youth
Bring your class or group to Seattle Tilth’s gardens or farms for a hands-on educational tour! Learn about critters, plants, growing food and taking care of the environment. Children pre-K through 5th grade can visit our gardens in North Seattle or Issaquah, or our farm and wetlands in SE Seattle. Middle and high school students can also visit our farm and wetlands in SE Seattle. Find out more.

Visit our website to browse all of Seattle Tilth’s children’s education programs: