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A Garden in Every School Symposium 2017
Soil Born Farms is presenting this symposium at Luther Burbank High School. Network with like-minded teachers, parents, garden designers, community leaders, school garden coordinators and others involved with helping kids make the connection between food, health and the environment. By encouraging and supporting a garden in every school, the farms create opportunities for children to discover fresh food, connect to a living environment while applying academic standards, to develop social and emotional skills and to consider future career options. The intention is to advance Delaine Eastin’s A Garden in Every School initiative by advocating for a collaborative regional commitment to accomplish the goal of a garden in every school by 2020 for the children of America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital.
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Children,Gardening,Health & Wellness/Nutrition,Green/Environmental
After-School Program for Teens
The after-school program is an opportunity for young women ages 14-18 to engage with the outdoor world and deepen their connection to themselves, their environment, their health and each other. This program will build community and support teens in healthy transitions toward adulthood. Through interactions with the land, the aim is to empower young women to build inner strength and confidence, as well as learn valuable leadership and life skills. Activities will include: gardening; cooking and eating together; health and nutrition; medicinal, edible and traditional uses of plants; wild harvesting for food and medicine; wild crafted art; exploring the American River Parkway and learning about Native People of California. This program will be held the second Wednesdays of the month from September to June.
soilborn.org/index.php/events-a-classes/
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Gardening
April Open Garden
Join the UCCE Master Gardeners of Sacramento County at this mid-week open garden. At 10 am, watch mini-demonstrations on preparing raised vegetable beds for summer planting, pruning citrus, thinning fruit on fruit trees, controlling grapevine overgrowth and managing grape pest, and planting warm-season herbs. Bring your garden problem questions to the Plant Clinic table. It’s located outside – rain or shine.
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Class/Workshop, Gardening, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Education, Nature
Beginning Home Gardener Course: Spring 2017
Designed for beginning gardeners, the five-week Grow Your Groceries Beginning Home Gardener Course will cover the essential topics to help the new gardener create and maintain a thriving, abundant, edible organic garden. Combining presentations, interactive demonstrations and hands-on activities, this class will give you the knowledge and confidence to get out and grow food for you and your family. Topics include: Garden Design & Seasonality, Building Healthy Soil, Prep & Plant Your Garden, Water and Irrigation, Garden Ecology & Pest Management, Growing Herbs and Perennials.
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Gardening,Meeting
Begonia Society
This is the monthly meeting of the Sacramento Begonia Society.
www.SacramentoBegonia.org
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Gardening
Camellia Day Folsom
Camellia Day will take place at the historic Murer House & Gardens. People are invited to bring camellia blooms at 9:30 am for a display. Greg Gayton of Green Acres Nursery will speak at 11 am and 1 pm, members of the Camellia Society of Sacramento will answer questions about camellia care, and there will be tours of the Murer House & Gardens.
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Gardening
Camellia Society of Sacramento
The Camellia Society of Sacramento will hold a general meeting.
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Gardening
Carmichael Cactus and Succulent Society Meeting -March 2, 2017
slide show, Safari in Africa.presented by Donn Reiners in Carmichael Park Clubhouse, 5750 Grant Avenue, Carmichael.
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Gardening
Current Trends for California Gardeners
Debbie Arrington, garden writer for The Sacramento Bee and recent recipient of the bronze Medal of Service from the American Rose Society will speak on what's hot and what's not for California gardeners.
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Gardening
Designing Eco-Friendly Landscapes and Water-Wise Irrigation Systems
This free three-hour workshop will be led by landscape design and irrigation experts from EcoLandscape California.
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