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  • TO REQUEST A WORKSHOP AT YOUR SCHOOL OR SCHOOL DISTRICT CLICK HERE!

Upcoming FAITC Workshops and Farm Tours for 2017-2018 School Year: 

  • First Stop: Oct 9, 2017 Escambia County: Keep it Fresh: School Garden Workshop. 
  • Second Stop: Nov 3, 2017 Suwannee County: The workshop will be held at the Suwannee Valley Agricultural Extension Center in Live Oak on Friday, November 3rd. Join us for curriculum connections from Florida Agriculture in the Classroom including lesson plans and make ‘n takes as well as hands-on hydroponic opportunities! Confirmed farm tour is of the hydroponic facility at the Extension Center, second stop has not been confirmed yet. Registration is $10.00 and lunch will be served. Registration is at 8:00am with the event beginning at 8:30am. Location address is 7580 County Road 136, Live Oak, FL 32060. 
  • Third Stop: Nov 7, 2017 Jackson County: The workshop will be held at the Jackson County Agricultural Complex and Conference Center in Marianna on Tuesday, November 7th. The workshop will feature curriculum connections on fall crops and how to incorporate agriculture into the classroom. The morning sessions will include curriculum, make n takes and activities to share with your students and the afternoon session will include a farm tour to a cotton farm and a cotton gin so that participants can experience their local agriculture! Registration is $10 and lunch will be served. Location address is 2741 Penn Avenue, Marianna, FL, 32448. 
2017 Summer School Garden Two-Day Workshops Resources CLICK HERE

2016 Summer School Garden WorkshopResources Page CLICK HERE

Gardening for Nutrition Webinars – Webinars were presented to UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program, but can be used by formal and informal educators.

Florida Agriculture in the Classroom Training Workshops:

Florida Agriculture in the Classroom has trained facilitators around the state who can conduct a workshop in your area. Teachers in kindergarten through 12th grade who teach any subject and agriculture industry volunteers interested educating students about Florida agriculture are invited to attend these trainings, which last up to five or six hours and include lessons from Florida Agriculture in the Classroom’s two core curricula, “Gardening for Grades” and “Gardening for Nutrition.”  Both curricula are correlated to Florida State Standards, and the workshops would train you on how to present them to students.

The workshops and materials are free (or for a nominal fee for regional workshops & farm tours) to anyone who attends. Teachers who participate are eligible for professional development points. If you are interested in having a workshop scheduled in your area, please contact Florida Agriculture in the Classroom Executive Director Becky Sponholtz by emailing or the Education Program Manager Tracee Schiebel by emailing

Current Facilitators