The programs take place at New Height’s Community Campus location in Portsmouth, with lots of fun field trips from there! Portsmouth Middle School kids can catch a bus right from school.
5 weeks, 3 to 5pm
Thursday March 20, Friday March 28 & April 4. Tuesday April 8 & April 15
Try out your green thumb at growing micro greens, lettuce, baby sunflowers, and other veggies in our glass greenhouse to cook with and to donate to the Portsmouth Middle School Cafeteria. You will learn how to raise food from seed and we’ll visit local greenhouses!
Sow, Grow, Cook & Compost
6 weeks, 3 to 5pm
Wednesdays April 9, 16, 23 & May 7, 14, 21
This workshop will be a survey of community gardens and responsible farming, the SLO food movement and how local foodies are eating, as well as a behind-‐the-‐scenes look at area composting where we will bring the cycle of sustenance around to soil again.
3 weeks, 3 to 5pm
Tuesday May 6, Friday May 23 & May 30
Plant sunflowers with us in Portsmouth as a symbol of change and urban beautification! Make “seed bombs” and recycled planters to decorate the community and get crafty with signage and art projects to pair with these public plantings.
8 weeks, 3 to 5pm
Mondays April 7, 14, 21, & May 5, 12, 19 & June 2, 9
We’ll travel the Seacoast, building beautiful and meaningful sculptures out of what we find in various locations, from beaches to woodlands. When we finish a sculpture, we will document and then let them dissolve back into their natural state.