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22
Apr

Free webinar: Planting the Seeds of Healthy Eating through School Gardens

Interest in schools gardens is on the rise nationally and here in Montana.  School gardens provide an experiential classroom for endeavors across the curriculum while supporting healthy eating and nutrition among school children.   Through this webinar learn about some basic steps in creating a school garden, ideas for connecting the school garden to the cafeteria,  and some exciting garden-based learning curriculum resources.  Case study examples of Montana-grown school garden projects will be shared throughout the webinar. The Montana Rural Health Initiative and this webinar is brought to you by: Montana Rural Health, Montana State University, Schering-Plough, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana.

Webinar Presenters:
Mary Stein – Montana Team Nutrition Program, Montana State University

Jason Mandala –  Community Education Director, Garden City Harvest, Missoula

Heather Musselman – Irving School Garden, Bozeman

Greg Owens – Executive Director, Bozeman Youth Initiative (Greenhouse Bus Project)

Robin Vogler – School Food Service Director, Somers Lakeside School District #29

If you are unable to attend the live session, this webinar will be recorded and posted online to view at your convenience. Please contact Carolyn Pollari to receive the link. For connection details or any other questions, please contact:

Carolyn Pollari
cpollari@montana.edu
(406) 994-5310

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