Improving Community Food Security Through Community & School Gardens

A food system consists of the entire process from which food moves from farm to fork. This includes the production of food such as growing and harvesting, processing the food to increase its value, and packaging raw and processed food.

This training is designed to provide knowledge and tools needed to improve community food security using community and school gardens. 

Course Objectives:

  1. To identify the benefits of local food systems, including community and school gardens specifically, to public health, the environment, and the economy.
  2. To identify key indicators for data collection to evaluate the impact of community and school gardens.
  3. To explain the process for gaining School Garden Certification
  4. To explain the role of comprehensive plans & zoning regulations in establishing community and school gardens.

Continuing Education Information:  1.0 CPEU; 1.0 CECH

CPEU Accredited Provider number: 21216

CHES Provider number:  99036

Disclosures:  The planners, reviewers, and authors have no declared conflicts of interest

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