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Denver, CO 80205 


Helping Kids Get Healthy: A Workshop Series for Youth Educators 

These unique workshops are designed for teachers and volunteers who work in youth education programs that focus on nutrition and gardening. Join DUG’s Education Team to learn different ways to use your school garden and how to teach hands-on lessons in organic gardening and nutrition. 

Plant Parts Unit: Plant Parts We Eat

Learn how to use visual and edible lessons to connect kids to the plant parts they are eating in their everyday meals. Learn about the various functions of plant parts and what makes them healthy foods. The set of lessons we'll explore support and align with science standards. 

Lessons in this unit include: Grocery Bag Botany, Introducing the Seed, What A Stem, Rooting for Roots, and Leaves Make Food.

Date: Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Time: 5:30 - 7:30pm

Location: Denver Urban Gardens, 1031 33rd St, Denver 80205

Cost: $20. The fee for this workshop covers the cost of materials. Full and partial scholarships are available upon request. Please email Complementary tickets are available for Connecting Generations mentors who are currently volunteering with DUG. 

This training is for teachers, program managers and volunteers who support and facilitate youth education programs with a nutrition and/or garden component. Individuals who want to get more involved in teaching youth are also welcome to participate.

This training is not:

  • About how to start a school or community garden. (If you would like information on starting a garden, please contact us here.)
  • A comprehensive training in horticulture.
  • About home gardening as an individual or with your family.