School teachers, staff, and community members are invited to attend a School Gardens Outdoor Classroom workshop on Thursday, Oct 12 from 4 to 6 pm at the Spooner Elementary School, in Spooner WI.  The workshop is free and open to the public.

Invited guest speaker is Dr. Veronica Justen, UW-River Falls Crops and Soils professor and NW Wis. Regional coordinator for the Wisconsin School Garden Network. 

The workshop will include a visit to the Spooner Elementary School Garden, and highlight tools and resources for successful school gardens, and include discussions on how school gardens can support teachers and enhance student learning.

For more information contact Kevin Schoessow, Area Agriculture Development Educator for UW-Extension at 715-635-3506.

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