What: “The Foundations of Garden-Based Nutrition: a Workshop for Teachers” offered by Eat-Think-Grow, the Kohala Center and the Hawaii Island School Garden Network (HISGN). Two-part series: November 10 at Hawaii Academy of Arts and Science in Pahoa and January 12 at Kua o Ka La Public Charter 9-1.
Why: For teachers who have or are interested in creating school garden programs, this series will extend participants’ basic nutrition knowledge, while emphasizing the relationship between children’s nutritional needs and garden-based learning. These sessions will also give participants materials to use with students, ideas for incorporating healthy eating into their school garden programs, and hands-on opportunities to prepare meals and snacks with whole foods and locally grown garden fruits and vegetables.
Deadline: ASAP, space-limited. E-mail Donna Mitts (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call the Kohala Center at 887-6411.