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Fresh Fruits and Vegetables: A Centerpiece for a Healthy School Environment

Free Training Opportunity For School Personnel and Community Partners
This two-day training, provides tools to support an increase of fresh fruits and vegetables on school campuses through fun, interactive, and skill-building activities.

Part I - 2012 Fall Season
These day-and-a-half trainings take place in the fall and spring. Fall and spring trainings cover similar, but different content. If you have only attended one season you may consider attending the other. Part II will take place in the winter/spring of 2013 in simliar locations.

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Location Date Location Date
Salinas October 16 and 17 Thousand Oaks November 14 and 15
Modesto October 23 and 24 Chico November 27 and 28
San Diego November 6 and 7 Pomona December 12 and 13

Attend with a co-worker or colleague that you work with to support a healthy school environment and receive a free gift!
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Agenda - Fall Part I
DAY ONE – 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • A National Movement for Healthier Schools: Focus on Let's Move Salad Bars and Salads to Schools
  • Eating the Colors of the Rainbow
  • Culinary Skills for Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Prep
  • Collaborative Farm to School Efforts
  • Promotions that Bring the Community Together
DAY TWO – 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Nurturing Plants and People: Garden-Enhanced Nutrition Education (GENE)
    • Academic Connections to Nutritious Gardens
    • Incredible Edible Six Plant Parts
    • GENE Lessons
  • Noontime Forum; Keeping the Momentum with Team Planning

Please bring your own coffee, tea, drinks and “brown-bag” lunch.
1. This is approved as a Shaping Health as Partners in Education (SHAPE) workshop.

Workshops are funded by the California Department of Food and Agriculture   and Adidas golf. They are presented by UC Santa Cruz Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems; Resource Conservation District of Greater San Diego County; and UC Davis Agricultural Sustainability Institute-Children’s Garden Program, in collaboration with the California Department of Education Nutrition Services Division.

For Questions, contact Tim Galarneau at 

Part II Spring 2013  FFVCHSE Dates

Modesto - TBA
Chico - TBA
Salinas - March 19-20
Simi Valley - TBA
San Diego - TBA
Pomona - TBA