Online training for garden educators

How’s your garden growing? SDSU Extension is offering a series of Webinars for garden educators. Schoolteachers, afterschool and summer garden program leaders and helpers are all encouraged to participate in the Youth in the Garden webinars.

Webinars are typically scheduled for the second Wednesday of the month, however the next session will be held July 17 from 10-10:30 a.m.

To participate in the webinar, visit www.iGrow.org/events and click the link within the event posting. Participants are encouraged to log in within 15 minutes of the specified time.

Chris Zdorovtsov, SDSU Extension Community Development Field Specialist will present ideas for incorporating history, geography and culture with “Social Studies in the Garden.” Marjorie Zastrow, Nutrition Field Specialist will provide tips and ideas to provide children with healthy choices and ideas to involve them in food preparation activities during “Kids Food – Balancing Choices.”

Save the date for this upcoming session:

Aug. 14, 10-10:30 a.m.: “Food Safety in the Garden,” presented by Lavonne Meyer, food safety field specialist and “Science in the Garden,” presented by Chris Zdorovtsov.

Sept. 11, 10-10:30a.m.: “Pick of the Harvest,” presented by Marjorie Zastrow and “Physical Activity in the Garden,” presented by Nikki Van Dyke, health and physical activity field specialist.

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