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Farm to Institution Summer 2017 Workshop Schedule

Farm to Preschool Culinary Skills & Garden Workshops (combined course)

This will be a one-day, combined culinary skills & garden workshop, co-presented by Chef Patrick Wagner and Sustainable Agriculture Program Coordinator Rebecca McKinney from the Culinary Institute of the Carolinas at Greenville Technical College. For the hands-on portion, participants will harvest produce and herbs from the garden, learn about food safety, and practice preparing dishes with garden produce. The classroom portion will cover general gardening tips and basic food safety for child care centers. Lunch included.

Choice of July 18 or July 19

1-day training: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Greenville Technical College • Northwest Campus

8109 White Horse Road • Greenville, SC 29617

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Farm to School Culinary Skills Training
(combined course)

This will be a one-day, combined culinary skills & garden workshop, co-presented by Chef Patrick Wagner and Sustainable Agriculture Program Coordinator Rebecca McKinney from the Culinary Institute of the Carolinas at Greenville Technical College. For the hands-on portion, participants will harvest produce and herbs from the garden, learn about food safety, and practice preparing dishes with garden produce. The classroom portion will cover general gardening tips and a comprehensive overview of food safety for school food service. Lunch included.

July 20

1-day training: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Greenville Technical College • Northwest Campus

8109 White Horse Road • Greenville, SC 29617

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Farm to Preschool Culinary Skills Training

Join us for a half-day workshop presented by Chef William Knapp from the University of South Carolina’s School of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management. Follow along as Chef Bill presents on the importance of buying local, teaches proper knife techniques, and prepares several dishes using seasonal South Carolina fruits and vegetables.

July 27

3-hour training: choice of 9:00am – 12:00pm or 1:00pm – 4:00pm

SC State Farmers’ Market • Phillips Market Center

3483 Charleston Hwy • West Columbia, SC 29172

Register Here

Farm to School Culinary Skills Training

Join us for a half-day workshop presented by Chef William Knapp from the University of South Carolina’s School of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management. Follow along as Chef Bill presents on the importance of buying local, teaches proper knife techniques, and prepares several dishes using seasonal South Carolina fruits and vegetables.

July 28

3-hour training: choice of 9:00am – 12:00pm or 1:00pm – 4:00pm

SC State Farmers’ Market

3483 Charleston Hwy • West Columbia, SC 29172

Register Here


School Gardening Hands-on Workshops

Join SC Farm to School, Clemson Extension and the School Gardening for SC Educators program for a collaborative workshop filled with hands-on garden training, ideas and resources for school gardeners.  Designed for all skill levels and based on successful school gardens in South Carolina, this workshop will feature presentations from local gardening experts, networking opportunities and much more!

Choice of 1-day trainings include:

August 3

9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Roper Mountain Science Center

402 Roper Mountain Road • Greenville, SC

OR

August 9

9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Coastal Research and Education Center

2700 Savannah Hwy • Charleston, SC

Space is limited and you must be pre-registered to attend

Register Here

Farm to Institution Garden Workshop

Join us for a workshop of hands-on gardening training, designed for all skill levels and based on successful gardens in South Carolina. This workshop will be led by Jackie Jordan, Clemson Master Gardener Coordinator, and it will be an opportunity to meet and network with other community gardeners.

August 15

1.5-hour training: 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Richland Library North Main

5306 N Main Street • Columbia, SC 29203

Register Here

 


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In South Carolina, 1 in 5 children will go to bed hungry. Help support those struggling with hunger by participating in the Palmetto Series Food Drive to benefit Harvest Hope Food Bank and Golden Harvest Food Bank. To learn more – or for ways to give, visit: bit.ly/2yMDqny

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