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Seed to Supper

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Seed to Supper

Seed to Supper Project Roles and Responsibilities

Garden Educators (Volunteers) Roles and Responsibilities

  • Lead/ Facilitate already prepared Power Point classes for program participants at community host venues. Sign up to volunteer at either of these sessions.
  • Morning sessions 10am-1pm at CCE Madison; Morrisville, NY
  • Afternoon sessions 4:30pm-7:30pm at Canastota Public Library in Canastota
  • Must complete a comprehensive preparation training, being held on February 25th at 9:30am at CCE Madison in Morrisville. Trainings 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.
  • This is a volunteer position, and anyone volunteering for CCE Madison must complete a background check and a driver's record check provided by CCE Madison.
  • Work with the Host Agency (Canastota Public Library or CCE Madison) to coordinate logistics for class times

Class Schedules

  • Morning sessions 10am-1pm at CCE Madison; Morrisville, NY
  • Afternoon sessions 5pm-6:30pm at Canastota Public Library in Canastota
  • Sessions at each location in chronological order
    • April 5th: Planning Your Garden
    • April 12th: Getting Started with Healthy Soil
    • April 19th: Planting Your Garden
    • April 26th: Caring for Your Growing Garden (part 1)
    • May 3rd: Caring for Your Growing Garden (part 2)
    • May 10th: Harvesting and Using Your Bounty

Teaching Garden workdays will also be scheduled a few times during these 6 weeks. You'll be able to guide participants in planting activities, weeding and caring for mixed vegetable raised beds, fruit trees and shrubs and assist in the maintenance of this living classroom!

Last updated February 1, 2023