Workshops at the Garden Classroom

Life Lab Garden Classroom Workshops

Graduate Education CreditIn the amazing Garden Classroom and beyond, Life Lab has trained tens of thousands of educators. Join us as we bring learning to life in the garden!

That was THE BEST workshop ever! I learned so much. Plus, I felt like I was on a mini-vacation. I'm all blissed out!
Email from workshop participant, received 3/6/13.

Upcoming Educator Workshops in the Life Lab Garden Classroom:

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Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 9:30AM-3:30PM
Santa Cruz School Food and Gardens Tour – Cost: $100/person. $85/person when registering 4 or more.  Please register by: September 4, 2014

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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 9AM-3PM
Plant It, Grow It, Eat It! Garden-Enhanced Nutrition Education – Fall Version (Grades K-8) – Cost: $150/person. 1 semester unit of graduate education credit available for an additional $60. Please register by: September 5, 2014


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Thursday, October 16, 2014 – 1:30-5:30
On the Farm and In the Garden with Life Lab - Pre-Conference Offering of the Agriculture in the Classroom Conference - 
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Attend a workshop at our Garden Classroom training center and:

  • be inspired by our model educational garden site
  • take a walking tour of the 25-acre UCSC Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems organic farm
  • meet and learn from other garden-based educators
  • enjoy a farm fresh meal
  • take home loads of useful resources

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Payment Options

  • To register online and pay by credit card or pay pal, click the appropriate order button above.
  • To print and mail or fax your registration and payment, use this form.
  • Or by phone at (831) 459-2001

Financial Aid

Life Lab offers a limited number of workshop fee reductions based on need and anticipated impact. Click here for an application for Financial Assistance

For questions, please contact Whitney Cohen at 831.459.3833 or


Life Lab and collaborators offer more training opportunities through occasional grant funded programs. Learn more.

Life Lab can provide a workshop for your staff at your site. Click for details.