Saturday April 1, 2017 from 8:45 AM to 2:00 PM CDT
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Silver Lake Intermediate School 
555 Oconomowoc Parkway
Oconomowoc, WI 53066


Beth Hoefer-Jezo
Tall Pines Conservancy 









Join us for the


Lake Country Summit

Saturday, April 1st, 2017 8:45 am - 2:00 pm

Funny little kid picking and eating strawberries on organic bio berry farm in summer on warm sunny day. Harvest fields in Germany. Healthy food for children.

Silver Lake Intermediate School  555 Oconomowoc Parkway Oconomowoc

Advance Registration Requested by Wednesday, March 29th

8:45 – 9:15 a.m.          Registration 

9:159:30 a.m.          Welcome & Introductions: Farm-to-School Committee  

9:30 – 10:45 a.m.        Keynote Speaker: Peter Watts – Riverside Middle School, Watertown

                                       "So You Want To Start A School Garden? Let's Talk."

 10:45 - 11:00 a.m.       Break: Students offer sprout tasting (pea, radish, sunflower, basil)

 11:00 – 12:15 p.m.      Break-out sessions

a. Intermediate-level Garden-Related Activities and Ideas - Peter Watts

b. Elementary Garden-Based Curriculum - Gerry Slater

c. Pollinators, Essential to Garden Success - Mary Jane Swedberg


Edible Schoolyard Habitat Options Beyond the Gardens - Jill Bedford

12:15 – 12:45 p.m.     LUNCH

12:45 – 1:00 p.m.        Wrap up: Q&A/Survey  

1:00 p.m.                     Student-led tour of school garden grounds 


This Summit is FREE thanks to the generous donation of the Oconomowoc Area Foundation


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