Join us for our new pilot Webinar program sponsored by Chartwells K12. Offered monthly from July to December 2016, it will be presented by nationally known gardening author and media personality Charlie Nardozzi, along with KidsGardening.org Education Specialist, Sarah Pounders.
Webinars will include topics such as garden preparation, volunteer recruitment, integration of garden-based learning into the school curriculum, partnerships with café staff, nutrition education in the garden, indoor gardening, extending the garden season, and garden cleanup.
Register for Upcoming Webinars
Past Webinar Resources
Integrating the School Garden: Classroom & Café
Click to watch the Webinar | Click to Download Benefits of School Gardens PDF | Online Webinar Resources PDF
Engaging Volunteers and Ideas for Fall Plantings
August 16, 2016, 2pm EDT – Click to watch the Webinar!
School Garden Success: Solving Insect and Disease Problems and Grant Writing Tips
Click to Download Chartwell's Pest Control PDF | Click to Download Grant Writing Tips
Extension of the Webinar - Join us on Facebook!
We are here to answer your questions! Each Eat. Learn. Live and Grow Webinar will be accompanied by a Facebook Forum, titled with the topic presented. This will allow for post-webinar questions, discussion, and an opportunity to sign up for next month’s webinar. Register to be added to the Eat. Learn. Live. and Grow Facebook Forum
Check Back in October for the eat. learn. live. and Grow Grant Winner Announcement!
Grant winners will be notified via email on September 30, 2016. A list of winners will also be posted on KidsGardening.org. Awards will be distributed in October 2016.
About Charlie Nardozzi
Charlie Nardozzi is a nationally recognized garden writer, speaker, and radio and television personality. He has worked for more than 25 years bringing expert gardening information to home gardeners. Charlie delights in making gardening information simple, easy, fun and accessible to everyone. His energy, exuberance, and love of the natural world make him a popular public speaker and presenter.
About Sarah Pounders
Sarah Pounders has been active in the field of youth gardening for over 20 years and has been Education Specialist at KidsGardening.org since 2005. She has coordinated numerous children’s garden programs and conducted research on the benefits of using school gardens to teach nutrition curricula. She writes curricula and activities for youth of all ages and conducts both youth education programs and teacher training sessions on integrating gardens into the classroom. Sarah also enjoys gardening at home with her two young children and serves as the volunteer garden coordinator at her daughter’s elementary school.
As participants in the pilot series, we will be asking for your feedback and suggestions to help us craft a program that will serve as an important resource for school garden programs across the country. We realize you may not be able to attend all of the sessions live, so all webinars will be recorded so that you can watch them when time allows.