Get on board with Georgia Organic’s annual October Farm to School Month campaign. Come to this class to get kale starts, seeds, temporary tattoos for your students, and plenty of lesson plans. Plant kale now to harvest for October activities. Learn what else to plant now for a fall harvest and other important information for keeping your garden in good shape.
Lesson activities will include a kale taste test and other standards-aligned highlights from Georgia Organic’s campaign.
ENGAGE: #20344 Kickin’ it with Kale!
Pollinators are the charismatic visitors that make our gardens go 'round. Bees, butterflies, birds, and more capture student interest and make it possible for plants in the school garden to produce seeds and fruits. Learn the biology and ecology of pollination, how to use the school garden for learning activities and science experiments about pollination, and some ideal pollinator plants for school gardens.
Lesson activities include plant and insect life cycles, flower anatomy, ecology, and conservation.
School gardens provide a number of ways to engage Exceptional Learners. This session will focus on both ideas for adapting garden-based learning activities to different populations as well as creating indoor and outdoor garden spaces to meet the needs of Exceptional Learners. Guest speakers will share their experience with this topic and help answer questions specific to your site.
Lesson activities will include adaptive gardening techniques and best practices for gardening with Exceptional Learners