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Seed to Supper

Seed to Supper Project Roles and Responsibilities

The program includes 6 online core classes which are required, and optional in-person activities and cooking classes in towns around Madison County, including Oneida, Cazenovia, Morrisville and more! We are looking for more locations so if you’re interested in becoming a Host Agency and providing us space for this program, please contact Megan at or 315-684-3001 ext. 126

Program Participants:

    1. Take our survey to see if you are eligible to participate in this program:
    2. Attend 5 out of 6 online sessions of S2S course. (All sessions are free! In-person activities are optional!)
    3. At completion of course, receive a print copy of the NYS Seed to Supper curriculum.
    4. Learn about building healthy soils, planning, planting, caring for and harvesting your garden.
    5. Enjoy nutritious recipes provided by course facilitators.

Garden Educators (Volunteers)

    1. Lead/ Facilitate classes for program participants at community host venues.
    2. Must complete a comprehensive preparation training, which are usually a one-day intensive program. Training builds the educator’s skills working in teams and provides instruction on how to effectively engage diverse adult audiences.
    3. This is a volunteer position, and can be customized within any county within the original guidelines from the state.
    4. Work with the Host Agency of a S2S Course to provide Program Participants with a survey to record their opinions on the experience. Share the information collected with satellite partner.

Host Agencies:

    1. Responsible for providing venues for S2S courses they agree to host
    2. Play a critical role in the recruitment of program participants from their community. Work with Satellite Partner to identify Garden Educators to assist in teaching course chapters.

Satellite Partners (CCE Madison)

    1. Organization(s) who is responsible for the county-based Seed to Supper Programs.
    2. In their county, recruits and prepares Garden Educators
    3. Matches trained volunteer Garden Educators with Host Agencies.
    4. Provides support and course materials to Host Agencies and Garden Educators.
    5. Provides summary of all efforts in their county region (including with host agencies) and any pre-& post-participant data to New York State Satellite Partner – Cornell Garden Based Learning.

NYS Seed to Supper Roles and Responsibilities

Seed to Supper Host Agency and Satellite Partner Agreement

Last updated March 8, 2022