Monday, December 9, 2013

GTN Charlotte's reach grows with new website, videos

Dec. 9 – The Green Teacher Network for schoolyard garden advocates may be living up to its name in a new way – as a digital network for information and sharing.

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Gardening 101 offers tips for launching schoolyard gardens

Dec. 9 – Henry Owen of Friendship Gardens spent an hour sharing ideas on how to launch a schoolyard garden with participants at the Green Teacher Network’s Nov. 1 gathering. What got the biggest response? Seedlings sprouting in, of all things, old CD jewel cases.

Friday, October 25, 2013

Green Teacher Network wants you, even if Nov. 1 event is full

Oct. 25 – The River District’s fledgling Green Teacher Network is taking off! We have had so much interest in our second quarterly workshop on Nov. 1 that we have closed registration for the event!

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Get garden basics, sneak peek of Ultimate Garden, at Green Teacher Network

Sept. 12 – Get the basics on launching a schoolyard garden and a sneak preview of the Ultimate Schoolyard Garden at the second quarterly meeting of the Green Teacher Network, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Nov. 1 at the CPCC Harris Campus.

Fruit & Vegetable Coalition promotes healthy foods at Transit Center event

Sept. 12 – In honor of National Fruits & Veggies Month, the Mecklenburg County Fruit & Vegetable Coalition "Super Moms" will be at the Friendship Gardens "To-Go Mobile Market” in the uptown Transit Center on Sept. 19 to distribute fruit and veggie information and kid-friendly recipes. The group would love to have your support.