Summer Institute Registration Now Open!

“I found this to be an amazing experience that talks the talk as well as walks the walk. You offer real, hands-on learning of ideas and techniques for the classroom that will promote social change. I have pages of notes that are all applicable to my classroom.”

“This was amazing. I am inspired by your open-mindedness, the way you think big picture and by your resourcefulness and sharing.”

Come join us for our second Think & Eat Green @ School Summer Institute this coming July 3-5, 2012! Visit our EventBrite event page to register online!

This, our second Think & Eat Green @ School Summer Institute, will focus on finding collaborative solutions to increase the knowledge and understanding of the connections between food, health and the environment across the food system in the schools. A combination of plenaries and streamed workshops and activities will be relevant to both elementary and secondary schools and curriculums. Workshops and activities will focus on different components of the school food system: including food gardens and orchards; composting and waste management; food procurement, preparation and consumption; curriculum and pedagogical innovations; and school food policies.

The Summer Institute will take place Tuesday, July 3 through Thursday, July 5 from8:30am-4pm. There with a final celebratory dinner on the last day from 5-7pm.

The Institute is open to Vancouver School Board teachers, staff and partners. Space is limited. Teams from schools strongly encouraged. We are excited to meet you, exchange ideas, work the fields, learn, and share meals with you this summer…Join us.

If you register by June 1 the cost, including lunches, snacks and the final dinner is only $50. After June 1 the cost is $75. Payment can be made by cheque or cash. Cheques can be mailed or brought on the first day and should be made payable to “University of British Columbia” and if mailing please send to: Think&EatGreen@School, Room 170A – 2357 Main Mall, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4

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