Food For Thought Newsletter
A quarterly e-newsletter to promote agricultural, environmental, and garden-based learning enrichment for youth and families in El Dorado County.
|March 2012 #2 - Teacher's Ag Summer Institute|| |
The Teacher’s Ag Summer Institute (TASI) brings together teachers with farmers, ranchers and other agricultural and natural resource specialists to gain a deeper understanding of the food and agricultural systems that sustain the health of people, society, and the natural environment.
Who Should Attend: Teachers currently instructing Kindergarten through High School students within El Dorado and Amador counties. Teachers need little or no background in agriculture to attend. Continuing Education credits will be available.
What the teachers from TASI “Class of 2011” said…
“I applaud these people, the TASI facilitators and helpers, and those agencies which funded the program. I feel like I received a teacher's booster shot and have recommitted to include more ag lessons in my classroom.”
“Thank you...very informative, interesting, useful and fun! Very well organized and run.”
“I loved the variety of “field trips” and activities that we did! I hope we can do this again and again!! Thank you for all of the amazing planning that went into all of this week!”
“Great all the way around! Exceptional learning and networking opportunity! Thank you all very much!”
“Thanks for a great week. I had a wonderful time and made some great con
|March 2012 - Teacher's Ag Summer Institute Registration|| |
Teacher's Ag Summer Institute - June 2012, Register Today!
|Food for Thought Newsletter - October 2011|| |
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|August 2011|| |
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|May 2011|| |
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|March 2011|| |
Please complete the survey to help us understand how to better support garden-based learning and school gardens in El Dorado County and California!
|February 2011|| |
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|January 2011|| |
Teacher's Ag Summer Institute -
|December 2010|| |
Teacher's Ag Summer Institute June 20-23, 2011 --- Application Available!
|February 2010|| |
In This Issue: 1) Farm Day 2010 Set for May 6th - Register Now! 2) Funding Received to Support Ag Educational Programs, 3) Workshops and Trainings, and 4) Funding Opportunities
|September 2008|| |
In this special bulletin: 1) Free Event! Art in the Orchard, Saturday, September 20th, 2) "Funding Your School Garden Program" Workshop, Tuesday, October 28th
|August 2008|| |
In this issue: 1) Art in the Orchard Event, 2) School Garden Professional Development and Workshops, 3) Master Gardeners Available, 4) "Fruitful" Classroom Exchanges, 5) Funding Opportunities, 6) Ag, Environmental and School Garden Curriculum Resources, 7) Farm to School News
|January 2008|| |
Planning Your School Garden Program a FREE School Garden Workshop and a Worm Hotel! January 30, 2008 3:30-5:30 p.m. in Placerville
|December 2007|| |
In this issue: 1) California Instructional School Garden Program Grants, 2) School Garden Workshop - 1/30/08, 3) El Dorado High School - Natural Resource and Land Management Program, 4) Resource Area for Teaching (RAFT) Sacramento, 5) Farm Day 5-8-08, 6) Grant & Fundraising Ideas for School Garden Programs, 7) Resources, 8) Science Poem of the Season
|August 2007|| |
Fall Workshop Series Announced!
|March 2007|| |
In this issue: Grants available for school garden programs, locally produced school garden curriculum available, UC Master Gardeners offer consulting for garden-based learning programs, school garden survey, butterflies and ladybugs kits, El Dorado County fair art and writing contests and Farm Day - May 10, 2007