BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//San Diego Ag in the Classroom - ECPv5.16.0//NONSGML v1.0//EN CALSCALE:GREGORIAN METHOD:PUBLISH X-WR-CALNAME:San Diego Ag in the Classroom X-ORIGINAL-URL: X-WR-CALDESC:Events for San Diego Ag in the Classroom BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/Los_Angeles BEGIN:DAYLIGHT TZOFFSETFROM:-0800 TZOFFSETTO:-0700 TZNAME:PDT DTSTART:20220313T100000 END:DAYLIGHT BEGIN:STANDARD TZOFFSETFROM:-0700 TZOFFSETTO:-0800 TZNAME:PST DTSTART:20221106T090000 END:STANDARD END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20221004T160000 DTEND;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20221004T180000 DTSTAMP:20230202T152819 CREATED:20221003T155623Z LAST-MODIFIED:20221206T195913Z SUMMARY:Food and Flower Happy Hour DESCRIPTION:2022 Teacher Resource Fair\n \nThank you to our sponsors and event collaborators \nIn-kind donations provided by\n \nOur Catering Partner\n \nFeaturing Executive Chef\, Owner\, and Cookbook Author Jeff Rossman \n  \nFarmer Exhibitors\nPlease peruse their websites and explore all that San Diego County agriculture has to offer our community. \nProducts can often be purchased at local farmers markets\, on-site farm stands or retailers specializing in local products. \nFast facts about local farming in general is available from several resources below as well.  \n  \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nFarm name\nDescription\nWebsite\n\n\nBooman Floral\nGrower of carnivorous plants in Vista\n\n\n\nCalifornia Avocado Commission\nIndustry group for CA avocado growers – commercial growing\, advocacy\, education\, product marketing\n\n\n\nChaparral Honey Company\nApiary and honey company whose products are available at farmers markets and company store in Valley Center\n—\n\n\nCoastal Roots Farm\nOrganic educational farm in Encinitas that promotes healthy food access and environmental sustainability. Field trips\, day camps\, community events\, and more. On site farm stand.\\n\n\nFirst Step Greenhouses\nGrower of plant “plugs” on behalf of other growers\n\n\n\nHollandia Dairy\nA San Diego company since 1950\, Hollandia has a milk processing facility in San Marcos and dairies in San Jacinto.\n\n\n\nKonyn Dairy\nLast remaining Dairy in San Diego County\, located in Valley Center\n\n\n\nMellano Farm Stand\nLocal farm stand located in Oceanside\, offering fresh flowers & produce from their family farm\n\n\n\nOlive Hill Greenhouses\nLarge Greenhouse grower of indoor plants in Fallbrook\n\n\n\nRancho la Paz de mi Corazon\nWholesale organic farm in Fallbrook specializing in unique tree fruit\n\n\n\nRio del Rey Beans\nOrganic family farm in Valley Center\, specializing in dry heirloom beans\n\n\n\nSan Pasqual Valley Soils\nCreator and seller of soil and compost in Valley Center\, next to Konyn Dairy\n\n\n\nVesper Vineyards\nSingle vineyard wines expressing 100% locally grown grapes\, and made in San Diego County\n \n\n\nWestern Cactus/Cal Plant\nWholesale cactus and succulent grower in Vista\n\n\n\nWishing Tree Company\nTree nursery in Encinitas that provides gift tree baskets with planting service in San Diego County\n\n\n\n\nNonprofit\, Retail and Government Exhibitors\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nOrganization\nDescription\nWebsite\n\n\nSan Diego County Cowbelles\nEducation organization focused on beef and cattle raising in San Diego County\n\n\n\nSager Family Farms\nNature education brought to schools through STEAM classroom programs. Programs include the “Big Buzz About Bees” that bring all the parts of a working beehive into the classroom\, creating an exciting learning environment while reinforcing key learning objectives.\n\n\n\nGrowing the Next Generation\nExtensive educational resource funded by parent company Nutrien\, with K-12 curricula including game-based learning tools Journey 2050 and Farmers 2050\n\n\n\nSan Diego County Department of Weights and Measures\nThis agency regulates and educates about invasive pests\, pesticide use\, and ensures price accuracy and proper package labeling. They promote a thriving agricultural community\, healthy residents and consumer confidence in the weight\, quantity and price of things you purchase locally.\n\n\n\nResource Conservation District of Greater San Diego County/ Wild Willow Farm\nGovernment agency providing environmental programs for residents\, businesses and schools in Greater San Diego Region – scholarships\, Wild Willow Farm\, Spring Plant Giveaway\, classroom presentations\, community garden\, and many others.\n\n\n\nSan Diego Botanic Garden\nExpansive botanic garden with educational displays\, children’s area\, community events\, and education programs onsite.\\n\n\nSan Diego Ag in the Classroom\nProvides annual support for school ag- and garden programs\, website with information about San Diego County agriculture\, biennial Teacher Resource Fair\\n\n\nHubbs SeaWorld Research Institute\nPromotes sustainable seafood research and practices. Supports Seabass in the classroom (SITC) conservation program\, using a recirculating aquaculture system that allows students to participate in real-world conservation efforts of the white seabass.\n\n\n\nCalifornia Foundation for Ag in the Classroom\nOne stop shop for all California agricultural products’ K-12 education materials. Curricula\, student competitions\, teacher education.\\n\n\nDairy Council of California\nExtensive and long standing nutrition education program including website and curriculum\, utilizing the MyPlate dietary guidelines\\n\n\nMaster Gardeners of San Diego County\nSchool garden consultants\, biennial teacher conference\, garden grants\, very informative website with Grant Calendar\, curriculum\n\n\n\nSan Diego Children and Nature (SDCaN)\nChildren are healthier\, happier and smarter when they learn in nature and play outdoors!  Leader of regional movement to connect all children to nature by providing professional learning\, and networking for educators\, families\, and communities.\n\n\n\nUC Cooperative Extension Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)\nNo-cost nutrition education classes for adults of limited resource families\, and nutrition education for in-person instruction for grades K-12 throughout San Diego County\n\n\n\nSan Diego County Farm Bureau\nA nonprofit membership driven organization whose aim is to support local farmers through advocating on their behalf in the regulatory and legislative arenas\, training their members on policy and best practices\, and serving as the public face of the farming community.\n\n\n\nI Love a Clean San Diego\nAn environmental nonprofit on a mission to create zero waste lifestyles and zero litter throughout San Diego County.\n\n\n\nMira Costa College\nCommunity College program covering all aspects of Horticulture\, including Sustainable Agriculture\n\n\n\nHorton Elementary School / Leah’s Pantry\n2021-2022 Awardee of SDAITC Garden Support Program. In partnership with Leah’s Pantry\, a California organization who works with local partners to provide schools with a functional garden space as well as garden and trauma-informed nutrition education lessons.\n\,\n\n\nAdobe Bluffs Elementary School\n2021-2022 Awardee of SDAITC Garden Support Program. Poway Unified School District\n\n\n\nPigment\nRetail gift store with large indoor plant selection and in-store “terrarium bar”\, called the Plant Lab.\n\n\n\nSpecialty Produce\nFamily owned and operated food service and retail fresh produce supplier located in San Diego\, CA. Extensive and unique produce in stock\, highly informative app and website. Field trips.\\n\n\nWeidner’s Gardens\nRetail Plant Nursery in Encinitas providing products for the home gardener.\n URL: LOCATION:San Diego Botanic Garden\, 300 Quail Gardens Drive\, Encinitas\, CA\, 92024\, United States END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR