News  |  July 2, 2021

Train the Trainer – Farm to Table

Specifically designed for Ag and FACS teachers, this three-day workshop will include training to support instructors in teaching skills to secondary students around the topic of farm to table. Attendees will receive training from college faculty/subject matter experts and hands-on experience with equipment needed to teach secondary students. Training will be designed to meet attendees at their skill level. Specific focus will be on:

  • Horticulture – a variety of growing techniques including the CLC “pod”
  • Culinary – using, preparing and sampling produce gown.
  • Farm to Table – Introduction to a variety of new and on-going projects on the CLC Ag & Energy Center

Benefits from attending this course include:

Develop and enhance YOUR skills, to boost your students’ skills.
Receive training from college faculty and subject matter experts and hands-on experiences.
Receive toolkits with classroom activities.
Trainers will be available as a resource as you are prepping and teaching this fall.
See, experience and try some of the most cutting edge technology for growing food available today

The event will take place at Central Lakes College – Staples Campus from August 3-5. Participants will start at 8 am and run till 4:30 pm each day. Meals and snacks will be provided. The cost is $75 for the event and participants can pay with credit card or PO.

Participants should check with your school district and Perkins Directors for financial assistance.

24 Continuing Education Credits (CEU): Clock hour certificates available upon completion of the workshop

To register please go to this link