Garden-based education webinar Sept. 10

Farm Forum

BROOKINGS — Clearing up Consumer Confusion – What are Conventional, Organic, and Local Foods? is the SDSU Extension Garden Educator Webinar September 2014 feature.

The webinar is scheduled for Sept. 10 from 4 to 4:30 p.m. (CDT) /3 to 3:30 p.m. (MDT).

School teachers, afterschool and summer garden program leaders and helpers are all encouraged to participate. This is the third season of SDSU Extension’s webinar programs targeting teaching garden educators.

The program, presented by Marge Zastrow, SDSU Extension Nutrition Field Specialist, will explain differences between conventional and organic farming as well as discuss how these production methods relate to local foods.

Webinars are scheduled on the second Wednesday of each month. To participate in the Webinar, visit and click the link within the event posting. Participants are encouraged to log in within 15 minutes of the specified time, especially when participating for the first time.

Save the date for this upcoming session

Oct. 8, 4 to 4:30 p.m. CDT/3-:3:30 MDT: “Fall of Flavors,” presented by Marge Zastrow

If you would like to receive more information on trainings and grant opportunities related to youth gardening programs or to exchanging questions and ideas with others involved in similar projects, e-mail Chris Zdorovtsov, SDSU Extension Community Development Field Specialist at to be added to the SDSU Youth Gardening LISTSERV.