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NBCC Garden of Eatin' Novato program has a new garden/program position open at the main Novato school site.
Their Job Posting Follows:
Looking for a seasoned gardener, someone that can create bountiful year round organic tasting and teaching gardens. The right person can also help teach gardening to adults and children. This person will have demonstrated skills in running a greenhouse, creating a seasonal crop plan, know how to mitigate bugs and critters, can build a bean pole teepee in a Three sisters garden, do seasonal pruning of bushes and trees, have experience with compost and vermiculture, and the right person brings innovative, sustainable best practices to their work.
Must be a team player and work collaboratively.
Flexible hours, 25-32 and flexible days starting at $22 an hour depending on experience. Paid sick and vacation days as well as health benefits if you work 32 hours or more per week.
Please email your resume to Teresa Fogolini
The Gravenstein Apple Fair will be held once again at Ragle Ranch Park in Sebastopol on Saturday and Sunday, August 11 & 12. The theme this year is "Habitat Renewal & Community Resilience" to honor the rich agricultural history and diverse natural habitats across Sonoma County.
Get your advanced tickets online, here!
You may also purchase tickets at a discounted rate at all Copperfield's Books & Oliver's Markets and at Harmony Farm Supply & Nursery in Sebastopol.
If you are interested in volunteering, please sign up online here. You'll a receive free weekend admission when you volunteer for 1 shift (~4.5 hours).
FREE plants are available to all school gardens at the Ceres Community Project's Sebastopol garden site care of NOCI . There are mixed veggies and flowers! All the seedlings are organic and are ready to be planted!
You can find the plants on the pallets outside of the greenhouse on the left side of the garden.
If you notice that the plants are dry, please water them.
Thank you for being mindful of the signs, and closing the gate behind you.
A special thanks to Noci for supporting schools gardens and for the Ceres garden for always hosting a place for SGN's free plants.
Calling all schools and community-based organizations.
I Can Do It! (ICDI) can transform the lives of individuals with a disability.
ICDI is a free, customizable program model that provides opportunities, information, resources, and support to help individuals with a disability lead healthy, active lifestyles.
Financial incentives are currently available to implement and evaluate the impact of ICDI in community health promotion programs! Schools and organizations may earn up to $5,000 to participate in the ICDI Evaluation Incentive Opportunity.
Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. ET on Sunday, August 12.
part time Life Lab Coordinator wanted
Happy Valley Elementary has announced a part time Life Lab
Coordinator $18-23/hr depending on experience.
Check out the full job description on the Happy Valley Parent Club
The School Garden Network was recently approved as a Sports Basement Beneficiary!
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Come Lift Your Glass to Family Farms & Healthy Kids!
Join CAFF at the beautiful Five Springs Ranch for an afternoon of local food, drinks, live music and sweeping views of the North Bay, all to support the most exciting farm-to-table movement yet: bringing healthy fresh foods from local family farms into school cafeterias across California! Grab a cocktail, tour the historic and retrofitted solar-powered farmstead and even try your hand at the lasso! Then sit down to enjoy a seasonal feast showcasing what’s possible for our children today: food that delights the palate, promotes good health and supports sustainable land stewardship and our local family farms.
Sunday July 29
Happy Hour 4pm, Dinner 5pm
$100 per seat
$500 per table
Five Springs Ranch
4497 Adobe Rd., Petaluma, CA
Harmony Union School District
Application Deadline: 6/29/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
Harmony Union School District consists of two schools that share a campus, Harmony Elementary (TK-1st) and Salmon Creek A Charter School (2"d-8th). The 56-acre property is located in Occidental, CA.
The District also has a large educational organic garden, which serves as the basis for the Farm to School curriculum and supplies fresh produce for the school lunch program.
Apply at Harmony Union School District on edjoin.org.
If you have any questions please contact Missy Calvi at email@example.com.
There is a gathering for the Marin Food Policy Council, Mendocino Food Policy Council, Napa Local Food Advisory Council, Sonoma Food System Alliance, Lake County Local Food Action Network, and local food system advocates to share information, learn together, and spark a collective capacity to improve the regional food system.
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 ~ 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Lucchesi Community Center
320 N McDowell Blvd, Petaluma, CA 94954
View the full agenda.
Light breakfast and lunch buffet sourced with local ingredients by Criminal Baking Comapny is included in the $25 suggested donation. No one turned away for lack of funds.
RSVP encouraged by June 12. Walk-ins welcome.
Questions: Julia Van Soelen Kim, North Bay Food Systems Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension
firstname.lastname@example.org / (415) 473-2708