Garden Adventures Grow Your Food Gardening and Health Program USGBC 2014

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After-school program for growing food and nutrition education and outdoor activity. Presentation of planning your schoolyard; program set up with typical session; literature links. Project examples for spring session include strawberries, wheat/bread, bean teepee, tomatillos. Links to online resources.

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Garden Adventures Grow Your Food Gardening and Health Program USGBC 2014

  1. 1. Grow Your Food Gardening and Health Program Mary Van Dyke US Green Building Council 2014
  2. 2. Overview Introduction • My Journey Goals • Grow Food • Nutrition Education • Health and Activity Garden Adventures Club • Plan and Site Set Up • Typical Session • Project Examples • Resources
  3. 3. My Journey
  4. 4. Arlington Traditional School
  5. 5. Community Links
  6. 6. Fall Garden Planning YouTube (4 mins) Spring Garden Planning YouTube (4 mins) NB: VA 7b Frost Dates: first week November/first week Garden Adventures After- School Enrichment
  7. 7. Risk and Plan B
  8. 8. Rules and Tools
  9. 9. Soil and Compost
  10. 10. Water Access
  11. 11. Garden ADVENTURES Typical Session • Healthy Snack: Produce of the Week • Story Time • Nutrition and Garden Education • Garden Activity • Observe and Journal • Take Home • Outreach to Community
  12. 12. • oranges, celery, bananas, avocado, grapes, carrot s, strawberries, rhubarb, green veggies, cantaloupe, sunflower seeds, radishes, pineapple Healthy Snack Spring - Produce of the Week
  13. 13. Story Time
  14. 14. Story Time
  15. 15. Nutrition and Garden Education
  16. 16. Tools
  17. 17. Microscopes and Cameras
  18. 18. Plant, Harvest and Taste Cool Weather Crops
  19. 19. Plant, Harvest and Taste Cool Weather Crops • Try – Lettuce – Peas – Kohlrabi – Radishes – Carrots – Fava Beans – Kale – Strawberries – Carrots
  20. 20. Plant Hot Weather Crops • Try – Basil – Tomatillos – Three or Four Sisters: • Squash, Corn, Beans, Sunflowers – Eggplant – Okra – Gourds, Pumpkins – Figs
  21. 21. Plant for Pollinators
  22. 22. Observe
  23. 23. Journal
  24. 24. Communicate Face-to-Face and Email • Communicate with families before and after each session • Train and mentor volunteers • Celebrate with community • Blog • Media
  25. 25. Signs and Labels
  26. 26. Harvest Wheat Make Bread
  27. 27. Bean Teepee
  28. 28. Tomatillos and Green Salsa
  29. 29. Celebrate
  30. 30. Mary Van Dyke 571 425 5278 maryvandyke4@gmail.com GreenSTEMLearning Thank You!
  31. 31. Try it and see if you like it… GARDEN ADVENTURES RESOURCES http://goo.gl/jhXoJY Compiled Bloghttp://goo.gl/iwGJym And www.apsva.us/Page/3592
  32. 32. To Our Health, Growing Food and Community!

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