Question: A bit off topic

Not gardening but somewhat related…is anyone at a school where a chem lab was recently upgraded? If yes, can you give me a ballpark figure of the cost? Thank you. Michele

 

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Events

Big Reuse Spring Compost Give Back We want to show you what your food scraps become! Stop by our staffed drop-offs and take home some quality finished compost! Bring your own container and get there early – we’ll only have a limited amount at each drop-off.
What: Take home finished compost
Where: Staffed drop-off sites (find one near you)
When: April 8th to April 24th
How: BYO Container

Citizen Pruner Courses

Grow to Learn Citywide School Garden Social

March for Science

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Readings & Resources

Readings

Cultivating Gender Justice (food-system related)

App of the Week: Exploring Natural Wonders

Cooking as a Health Lesson

Continuing to Learn after 82 Years of Beekeeping

Resources

PBS: Sustainable Gardening/Think Garden

 

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Grants, awards, etc.

PTA Thank a Teacher

Spark Prize (Brooklyn only)

RESIST Grants (DEADLINE: April 7)

The Donald Samull Classroom Herb Garden Grant

Clif Bar Family Foundation Small Grants

Roots & Shoots Mini-Grant

AAPT High School Physics Photo Contest

Sparkplug Grants

Richard Reynolds Foundation

Hertz Giving

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Opportunities & Resources

Opportunities

Partner with 1% for the Planet (philanthropic business model with potential funding benefits)

STEM in the City (for students)

NYRP Tree Giveaways

John Carnegie Museum of Natural History Conservator Gretchen Anderson for the 4 week course Introduction to Integrated Pest Management. Silverfish will eat your paper materials, moths will eat your woolens and feather objects, mice will gladly nest in anything they can! How can you protect the collection in your care from this very real and very serious threat? Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a holistic approach, using low-toxicity strategies to manage the threat. This online course explores the foundation of knowledge needed to solve pest problems in a myriad of situations that might be encountered in cultural institutions.
http://www.museumstudy.com/courses/course-list/introduction-to-integrated-pest-management/
— Brad Bredehoft
CEO
Museum Study, LLC
http://www.MuseumStudy.com

 

Resources

Shrinking the Carbon and Water Imprint of School Food

SLOW Food: Gardening for Sustainability Curriculum

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Readings

Cleaning Up Water that Bees Like to Drink

Using Soil to Fight Climate Change

Healthy Lunches and Student Test Scores

Why Kids Shouldn’t Sit Still in Class

Invasive Species

Teaching about Trees

Health of Homeless High School Students (including food insecurity)

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Jobs

Executive Director, Just Food

NYRP Job Opps (several positions)

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