Scholarships still available for MSGN's Summer Success Garden Tour 9/15-16!
The Summer Success Garden Tour
is happening soon! SCHOLARSHIPS STILL AVAILABLE
One week from tomorrow Maine School Garden Network will host our first-ever Summer Success Garden Tour! Hop on the bus Saturday September 15 and join us for a two-day traveling showcase of educational gardens in the southern region of our state.
Why join the tour? Not only will you network with other school garden enthusiasts, but get a glimpse of MSGN's programs!
Meet garden educators and experience their programs first hand
Hear from a garden coach & the student team
Experience a brief Garden Health visit from our Coordinator, highlighting integrated Pest Management (IPM) in the school garden
Learn from others about how they've involved their community in their school garden efforts
Leave the tour with ideas to enhance the success of your garden program in the summer and walk away with curriculum resources you can use
Earn 13 contact hours or 1.3 CEUs
We'll kick off this two-day tour at Wolfe's Neck Center in Freeport on Saturday morning (9/15). From there, the road will take us to educational gardens in Durham, New Gloucester, Widham, Westbrook, and Portland. We'll travel back to Wolfe's Neck Center for dinner and overnight accommodations. Sunday morning (9/16) will kick off with a hearty breakfast and a hay-ride tour of Wolfe's Neck, then we'll drive up to our final stop in Bath.
Registration for this event is $125 and includes meals, lodging, travel between garden sites, and 1.3 CEUs. To help make it more affordable, we do have scholarships available for the tour!