Presented by Lettuce Learn, The Goodnight Family Sustainable Development Department & ASU's Math & Science Education Center
Faculty Forum on Outreach in Sustainability & Environmental Education
Thursday Nov 20th
Linville Falls Room (226), Plemmons Student Union, ASU
Lettuce Learn founder, Courtney Baines Smith, will be one of the featured speakers at the faculty forum on outreach in sustainability & environmental education. The goal of this Forum is to provide faculty members with an opportunity to share outreach successes and experience and to develop connections that could lead to future outreach collaborations.
· Laura England, Sustainable Development/Biology
· Courtney Baines Smith, Sustainable Development/Education
· Rachel Wilson, Education
· Lee Ball, Technology and Environmental Design
· Mark Nystrom, Art
· Mandy Harrison, Recreation Management
· Shea Tuberty, Biology
· Donna Presnell, Office of Sustainability
Sponsored by ASU’s Southern Appalachian Environmental Research & Education Center and ASU’s Sustainability Council
Locally Sourced, Seasonal
Community Investment Dinner
Mon, Oct 27th
Lost Province Brewing Company, Boone
The Lettuce Learn Project will be one of three projects presented to all dinner attendees and will be awarded with a percentage of the money raised from dinner ticket sales (60%, 30%, or 10% of the crowd-sourced funds).
The dinner will be held at Lost Province Brewing Co. with doors opening at 6:30 pm and the dinner beginning at 7:00 pm. The meal is nearly all locally-sourced and will feature Lost Province's wood-fired oven. Vegetarian, gluten-free, and dairy-free options will also be available.
Eat a delicious meal, hear great ideas, and help support your community!
Make Your Own Recycled Peace Flags
An Art Workshop in the Garden for Peace
Sat, Sep 20th
10:00 - noon
Join us at the ASU Child Development Center Learning Garden to celebrate the International Day of Peace by learning how to make your own recycled Peace Flags. We will provide materials for you to make peace flags to hang in your garden, home, school, or organization. Great for kids of all ages.
Suggested donation $10/person. All proceeds will go towards the ASU Child Development Center Learning Garden to help us build a tool shed, compost bin, and better irrigation for our pre-K learning garden.
Our Very First LEARNING GARDEN WORKSHOP was a great success!
Thanks to all those who attended "Outdoor Sustainability Classrooms: The Many Benefits of Learning Gardens"
Are you interested in exploring the connections between sustainability education and learning gardens?
How do gardens help young people grow?
These and other questions will be discussed in a hands-on workshop in a real-life learning garden. The workshop is designed for formal and informal educators of kids of all ages. Anyone who's interested in using gardens as a teaching tool is welcome to attend!
WHEN: 5:30-7pm, Thurs, July 10
WHERE: ASU Child Development Center, 538 Poplar Grove Rd, Boone
WHO: Sustainability & garden educator, Courtney Baines Smith, will facilitate the workshop. She has sprouted numerous learning gardens across the state and brings over seven years experience with sustainability education at Appalachian State. High Country Local First, The Edible Schoolyard, Greening My Plate and Lettuce Learn are the main sponsors.