Montezuma School to Farm Project to host annual training

Friday, June 15, 2018 6:28 PM
Montezuma School to Farm Project garden coordinator Patrick Alford helps Manaugh Elementary students plant an apple tree at the school in this file photo.

The Journal

The Montezuma School to Farm Project will host its annual school garden training in Cortez on Aug. 16-17.

Designed to benefit staff, the training also is open to schoolteachers, parents, community gardeners and outdoor educators.

Conducted over two days, the training reveals MSTFP’s operational mission, curriculum of nutrition education and focus on high yields. Hands-on training focuses on problem-solving.

On Aug. 15, participants will study about how to grow food, including planning a seasonal calendar, managing yields, strategies and best practices.

On Aug. 16, participants will learn how to teach others to grow food.

Register at before July 27. Cost is $45 per day or $70 for both days.

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