3606 Blackhawk Dr
Madison, WI, 53705
March 12, 2018 -
11:30 to 13:00
The ACE (Agriculture, Conservation and Environment) Committee of the Downtown Kiwanis Club hosts the local Dane County high school FFA chapters and presents its annual award to a worthy recipient. Join us as we have these exciting young people engage in their chosen field. Tom Smith will introduce our guests and their mentors.
Award winner Nathan Larson is the director of the Cultivate Health Initiative, a joint project of Communtiy GroundWorks & The Environmental Design Lab at UW-Madison to grow the school garden network and movement in Wisconsin. He joined Community GroundWorks as the Education Director in 2006 and has worked as a garden and nature educator for the past sixteen years. Nathan provides professional development for school teachers, college students and community educators locally and nationally through workshops, courses, and trainings including the annual Growing Minds course. He writes garden-based curricula and recently authored Teaching in Nature's Classroom: Core Principles of Garden-Based Education. Nathan—a third generation Madisonian—lives with his wife and children at Troy Gardens.
PLEASE NOTE: This meeting will be held at Blackhawk Country Club in Shorewood Hills.