Life Lab

Life Lab cultivates children's love of learning, healthy food, and nature through garden-based education.

Workshops at the Garden Classroom

Come to a workshop in our model Garden Classroom to get inspiration and information on bringing learning to life in the garden! Take a tour of the 25-acre UCSC Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems while meeting and learning from other garden educators.

Workshop Cost: $200/day – 10% Early-Bird Registration Discount will be applied at check-out process for Garden Classroom workshops registered 14 days prior to workshop start date.

 Santa Cruz County Public School Educators email us learn more about reduced rate registration!

Continuing Education Credit available for $80 per unit through the University of the Pacific.

Upcoming Workshops

Why Invest in Professional Development?

If you would like to be notified when we add new workshop dates, please join our email list.


  • We understand that plans can change.  Should you wish to cancel your registration, please submit, in writing, your cancellation to  Your registration fee will be refunded, less a $50 administrative fee.  Regretfully, we will not be able to refund any fees if cancellation is made within 2 weeks of the workshop date except, of course, in cases of illness or emergency.


  • Life Lab offers a limited number of workshop fee reductions based on need and anticipated impact. FinancialAssistanceApp.


  • Visiting from out of town, state or country? Click the HERE for helpful information.
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