Day of Garden Skills Workshops and Demonstrations for the School Garden

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9:00 am - 3:00 pm


The Common School
521 S Pleasant St, Amherst, MA, 01002

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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 the Common School in Amherst. 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 the Common School in Amherst 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 Bramble Hill Farm in Amherst.

Learn more here.