Learn and share ideas, resources, and best practices with other network members across Washington State about school gardening. School gardeners, farm-based educators, non-profits, and resource providers share ideas, questions, challenges, and solutions with each other to help advance work around the state on increasing local foods in K-12 school cafeterias.
This Community of Practice (CoP) consists of an email list with members statewide, and the opportunity to participate in regular conference calls with other members on topics related to school gardening and farm-based learning.
Network members can email all members of the School Gardens & Farm-Based Education Community of Practice by sending a message to this email address:
Below are the past and upcoming conference call schedule:
- October 17, 2018 at 9:30am – Watch the recording
- December 6, 2018 at 3pm – Stream the recording: Video Audio
Lead Organization(s): Calls are being convened by Gardens for Good (Pierce Co) and Tilth Alliance (Statewide). Core members include Common Threads (Whatcom Co), GRuB (Thurston Co), Oxbow Farm & Conservation Center (King Co), River City Youth Ops (Spokane Co)
Not a member yet? Sign up as a Washington State Farm to School Network member to join the School Gardens & Farm-Based Education Community of Practice.
Check out the statewide Americorps food & garden educator team launched by Common Threads in 2018!
Find school gardens near you with this OSPI map of school gardens statewide:
Current School Gardens & Farm-Based Education Community of Practice Network Members: