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Academic Gardening To Enrich Our Students Conference

February 9, 2019
Worcester State University

Does your school want to start a School Garden Program or need help with it’s existing School Garden Program?

The Winter 2019 Urban Ag Conference will gather K-12 and higher education institutions and community leaders across the region to address the most common challenges to maintaining a productive and interactive school garden.

Topics will include:

How to schedule the planting and harvest season to fit within the school year
How to fund the building and maintenance of the garden
How to handle summer maintenance
How to engage community partners
How your garden can play a role in addressing food security for your students and the community
In 4 mini sessions we will explore innovative ways to collaborate with higher education, community organizations and regional stakeholders in order to reach your schools garden’s full potential. A platform for inter organizational networking, and strategy planning the AGES Conference will assist in the establishment or development of your school garden.

Join Us! Saturday February 9th from 9:00 am-3:00 pm at Worcester State University.

A “Local Lunch” will be provided.

Learn more and register at: http://www.centralmassgrown.org/ages-conference/

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