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GMRI Educator Workshop: Potato Farming in Maine’s Changing Climate

Date May 2 @ 12:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location New Venue
123 Main Street
Portland, 04101
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Price Free

Join educators, farmers and GMRI staff in Aroostook county for an interactive workshop exploring agriculture, climate change, and community resilience. Participants will take a deep dive into GMRI’s Potato Farming in Maine’s Changing Climate module, a series of lessons designed for Maine students in grades 5 thorugh 9.

Engage in insightful conversations and tours with local potato farmers and processors and gain firsthand knowledge of their strategies for resilience. Later, convene at Washburn District Elementary School for an in-depth exploration of the curriculum. Through interactive lessons, a game, data stations, and reflection, discover how to integrate these activities into the learning experiences you provide for youth.

Enjoy a delicious, potoato-themed dinner along with mileage reimbursement, contact hours, and a $75 stipend (for educators). Participants who cannot attend the full day can choose to join from 3:30-8:00 only, please indicate this preference on your registration form.

Don’t miss this opportunity and invite your colleagues!

Details

Date:
May 2
Time:
12:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.gmri.org/events/gmri-educator-workshop-potato-farming-in-maines-changing-climate/

Organizer

Gulf of Maine Research Institute
Phone
(207)228-1666
Email
mharvey@gmri.org
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Venue

New Venue
123 Main Street
Portland, 04101
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Phone
207-123-4567
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