This fall join educators, afterschool personnel, and others interested in learning more about gardening as a context for learning in our 10-week Project Green Teacher school gardening educational series. From learning the basics of starting a school garden to developing engaging curriculum to managing a productive garden, participants will gain insights and best practices on a variety of topics and have the opportunity to participate in the annual 2016 School Garden Conference.
Facilitated by OSU Extension, Franklin County personnel in collaboration with the School Gardens of Ohio and other area partners, the program is held Wednesdays beginning Sept. 7 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Waterman Agriculture and Natural Resources Laboratory on The Ohio State University campus.
Attendees who complete the program requirements and attend 10 of the 12 sessions will earn a Project Green Teacher certification and 26 contact hours, as well as are eligible to receive partial reimbursement of their registration fee. Cost is $150 and includes registration for the School Garden Conference.