Summer Farm Camp 2016

Garden Camp: leadership program In the summer of 2016, Next Generation’s Summer Garden Camp kick off with full filled learning opportunities. Garden camp allows students to play in the garden, do garden projects, harvest plants and cook foods. If your child likes playing in the garden and learning more about how to care for it they will love this program. This camp will be run by Next Generation’s Eco Educators and members of Next Generation’s leadership program. Morning Session: 9:30am- 3pm Cost: $290 Extended Care: 3:00-4:30 Additional $100 Contact Us Today to register!...

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Next Generation looks towards the spring season with open arms. The weather this winter did not generate the much needed water. As we enter into the planting season, keep in mind the limitations on water that could soon play a large part in your gardens. Spring offers a wide assortment of flowering plants, vegetables and herbs- but some of these plants and drain your planters of water and as a result begin to wilt with the summer heat. Marin Municipal Water has been keeping a close eye on public awareness and here at Next Generation, we want to do our part as well....

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Spring Planting

Spring Planting

Next Generation looks towards the spring season with open arms. The weather this winter did not generate the much needed water. As we enter into the planting season, keep in mind the limitations on water that could soon play a large part in your gardens. Spring offers a wide assortment of flowering plants, vegetables and herbs- but some of these plants and drain your planters of water and as a result begin to wilt with the summer heat. Marin Municipal Water has been keeping a close eye on public awareness and here at Next Generation, we want to do our part as well. Elizabeth has been working very hard at all of our partner schools. The ground is ripe for planting and the elementary school children are eager to see their seedlings root. With all of these events, it will be exciting to see the fruits of our labor. Please keep in touch by calling or writing to find out more how we can assist in your school’s garden.    ...

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The Results Are In!

During the 2009-2010 school year, Next Generation conducted 385 activities engaging over 2800 students at 11 elementary, middle and high schools, plus 2 special events that engaged over 2600 youth and adults. Green Schools Program Activities included: 3 Eco Assemblies engaging 520 participants 6 School-Based Events engaging a significant portion of the student body and numerous adults 107 environmentally-themed lessons 178 school garden activities 62 leadership meetings held at 6 schools 11 Eco Adventure Field Trips & Local Excursions with 394 students from 7 schools to organic farms, parks, and open space throughout Marin 13 ‘Alice in Wasteland’ & ‘Go Organic’ Puppet Shows Engaging students and teachers at 8 schools to green their campuses Earth Day Marin & The Marin Youth Activist Awards Ceremony, engaging over 2600 youth & adults Initiating a native plant & drought tolerant habitat garden at Laurel Dell School A Great Big Thanks to everyone who helped make this year such a success!...

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