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Continuing Education

Preserving the Learning Garden

Date: 5:00pm - 8:00pm PDT April 30 Location: Graduate Campus, York Graduate Center Room 107

Discover opportunities to explore chemistry, history, math, and writing while teaching techniques for safely preserving fresh fruits and veggies with youth. 

Participants will learn and experience hands-on activities include dehydrating/drying, live pickling, hand grinding flour, seed saving, and lesson planning. Appropriate for teachers or parents working with K-12 youth.

Participants will come away with:

  • A basic understanding of several techniques to preserve fresh produce and seeds
  • Templates and tools to execute lesson designs specific to the garden and food preservation
  • A toolbox of resources, contacts, local organizations and upcoming classes to support and deepen their understanding of garden education and food preservation

Part of our 2013-2014 Workshop Series

Workshop Details & Registration

Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Time: 5-8 p.m.

Instructor: Sarah Sullivan

Cost: $30, includes 3 CEUs or PDUs

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Credit option: This workshop is part of the Spring 2014 Food & Garden Education Series. Each workshop can be taken individually or in sequence, with the option to purchase 1 semester hour of continuing education credit for an additional $200 after completing all 5 in the series. Registration for credit will occur at the last workshop in this series. See grey “Related Content” box for links to the other workshops in this series.

About the Instructor

Sarah Sullivan is the Program Coordinator for the Garden of Wonders program at Abernethy Elementary School. Sarah came to Portland in 2007 from Hawaii where she taught landscape and permaculture design and co-founded Hawaii SEED, the now-flourishing statewide coalition promoting sustainable, diverse, local agriculture. Sarah is the former executive director for the Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association, with extensive experience in organizational management, farming with children, seed saving, grade-school curriculum development, community leadership and fundraising. 

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