Austin School Garden Conference – 10/22.

The Get Growing & Keep Going: Cultivating Wellness conference will take place on October 22, 2011, hosted by Austin Discovery School and KIPP Austin Public Schools. Check back here soon for more details and for registration!

8:30-9:00      Registration
9:00-9:20      Morning speaker
9:30-10:40    Breakout session 1
10:50-12:00  Breakout session 2
12:15-1:15    Keynote speaker –Eduardo J. Sanchez, MD, MPH, FAAFP, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
1:15-2:00      Lunch and Networking
2:00-3:10      Breakout session 3
3:20-4:30      Breakout session 4
4:40-5:00      Closing presentation

Breakout Sessions will include: Art in the Garden, Science Curricula for the School Garden, Culinary Herbs, Supermarket Botany, Junior Master Gardening, Nutrition in the Garden, Farm to School, School Health Advisory Councils, Healthy Seasonal Cooking, UT Elementary School’s Wellness and Physical Education Programs, Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center Opportunities, Keep Austin Beautiful school garden programs, and the SANDE Health Through Heritage Project, and many more!


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