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Straw Bale Gardening in CNPs

Straw bale gardening in Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) online course.

Course Description

This online training describes the steps to create a straw bale garden.

  • Course Number: 332
  • Training Length: 37 minutes
  • Certificate: Yes
  • Target Audience: Child Nutrition Programs
  • Mandatory: No
  • Cost: Free
  • Date Recorded: March 2019

Online Course

Begin the Straw Bale Gardening in CNPs External link opens in new window or tab. Course.

Referenced Resources

The following resources are referred to throughout this online course:

Crediting

  • Crediting: 0.5 hours
  • Key Area: Nutrition (1000)
    • Training Topic: Nutrition Education (1200)

      • Learning Objective: Support school gardens as a means to nutrition education (1230)

For more information on crediting, access the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) web document Professional Standards Learning Objectives External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF)

Contact Us

If you have technical difficulties, please contact the Education and Nutrition Policy Unit by phone at 916-445-9127 for assistance. If you have questions about straw bale gardening, contact the Farm to CNP Team, by email at F2CNP@cde.ca.gov.

Questions:   Farm to Child Nutrition Program Team | F2CNP@cde.ca.gov
Last Reviewed: Friday, May 3, 2019
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