The Little Gardener: Inspire Children to Connect with the Natural World It’s truly a book out of my heart. BOOK GIVEAWAY: Enter here to win! They are giving one to a listener. Connect with The Little Gardener author Julie Cerny Here: Find Julie on instagram @https://www.instagram.com/thehappylittlegardener/ and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/The-Little-Gardener-101235494924539/ Do you have any…
Permaculture Soil Science & Solutions KICKSTARTER campaign Matt Powers Rockstar Millennial, high school English and Social Studies Teacher, and Permacutlure Curriculum designer is here to share his amazing journey and passion to teach everyone he can reach about the power of permaculture. Working with some of the most scientific names in the field including Elaine Ingham, David Montgomery and the Geoff Lawton Matt is on a mission to change the way we look at soil in the 21st century.
We’re just so passionate about having a garden in every single school because we know if we teach kids from the time that they’re young where their food comes from and the importance of mother nature
we will have several next generations of
better consumers and our
environment will benefit
Nona Evans from Whole Kids Foundation share’s their journey and what they can do to help get a school garden in your school.
Today we’re going to learn about 2 of my passions teaching children and gardening and how to promote healthy eating and gardening in our schools. My guest, Rebecca Mitchell is from the Green Mountain Farm-to-School (GMFTS) who’s mission is to restore and strengthen local food systems in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont by promoting positive economic and educational relationships among schools, farms, and communities. They create healthy communities by working across the food system with capacity building, resource development, and technical assistance through GMFTS’ school gardens, Farm-to-School Program, food hub, food truck, and statewide marketing campaign. See full show notes at www.orgaincgardenerpodcast.com
Patti Armbrister is an educator and policy changer who looks for positive solutions to producing and eating locally grown food in our schools. She teaches agricultural education in a rural school but is making change that affects our farmers, students, and families as she connects locally grown healthy food with nutrition and education. After building a passive solar green house and root cellar in the Hinsdale Outdoor Classroom, this phenomenal speaker and farmer who is also a self-proclaimed “beef geek” shares her story of getting recognizable meat and real potatoes into the school cafeteria. Be inspired to make change in your local school district by learning about the wellness committee, food miles, and how change in our food systems starts at home. Full show notes at www.organicgardenerpodcast.com