- Mary Erwin taught a fantastic session using Growing the Outdoor Classroom: A Handbook on Gardening in Albuquerque Public Schools [PDF].
- Sayrah Namaste shared the American Friends Service Committee’s Building a Community Garden: A Collaboration of New Mexico Farmers and Educators.
- Eric Griego, former State Senator, talked about how to get policy support for using more local produce in public schools and other legislative efforts. (Thanks to McCune Charitable Foundation.)
- Mandy’s Farm hosted a workshop on Cultural Competency, where we learned about working with people with disabilities.
For 2014, we are partnering with the Town of Atrisco Grant to build connections through place-based learning. We’ll host teacher workshops for the Project Learning Tree Places We Live secondary module and help encourage young citizens to connect with their own community and history.
This article was originally published in EE Connections for Spring 2014 [PDF].