Edible Landscaping

Learning by Leading Program

Staff Mentor

stacey-parkerStacey Parker
GATEways Horticulturist
sparker@ucdavis.edu

About the program

In this program, interns learn a variety of horticultural, project management, and outreach skills as they maintain community-based edible garden projects on campus.Weekly meetings and workshops are aimed at providing training and hands-on experience in ecological horticulture and leadership development. Training will include topics such as composting, propagation, planting & transplanting, garden design, strengths development, and community outreach.  Interns will also be responsible for independently managing a portion of their time each week developing and implementing design recommendations and outreach events for their particular project sites.

Quarters: Year Long—Fall through Spring
Schedule: 4 hours/week commitment for the entire school year.
Units: 1 unit/quarter

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