Educators, Enthusiasts Invited to Maine School Garden Day
Maine School Garden Day will be held from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 9 at Sanford Regional Technical Center (SRTC), 52 Sanford High School Blvd., Sanford.
The day is designed for Maine prekindergarten–12 educators and enthusiasts who want to start or continue a school garden. Topics include saving seeds, cooking with youth, managing a school orchard and garden management models. A panel discussion with school-based gardeners will be held, and participants may tour the SRTC garden that uses high-tunnel and aquaponics technology.
The $30 fee — $40 after April 29 — includes a lunch made with local food. Scholarships are available; participants will receive certificates for contact hours or CEUs. Registration is available online or by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org, 287.5522. To request a disability accommodation, call 207.342.5971, or email email@example.com.