University of Georgia Cooperative Extension will be offering a free, online school garden symposium for educators starting at 10 a.m. June 16.
Four one-hour presentations will be presented on the following topics:
- Fruit in the school garden — Ashley Hoppers, Gilmer and Fannin County Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension agent
- Seed saving — Rosann Kent, lecturer, Department of Education, University of North Georgia
- Vermiculture — Josh Fuder, Cherokee County Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension agent
- Using the Great Georgia Pollinator Census with school gardens — Becky Griffin, Extension school and community garden coordinator
Participating teachers will learn four presentation-related activities that they can take back to the classroom with them, according to Griffin, who is organizing the workshop. There will be time during the webinar for questions and networking.