Register Now - BC Greenhouse Veggie Days (Virtual Edition)
BC Greenhouse Veggie Days is back again this year – in a brand new virtual format! The free online field trip experience will take place from May 12 to June 12, 2022. British Columbia kindergarten to grade 12 classrooms and homeschool educators are invited to register now for this free online greenhouse educational program! Educators that register for this program will be provided links to access this toolkit 24/7 for online student learning anytime/anywhere.”
BC Greenhouse Veggie Days (Virtual Edition) interactive toolkits are available at the primary (kindergarten – grade 1), elementary (grades 2-5), intermediate (grades 6-9), and secondary (grades 10-12) levels and include:
- Greenhouse Video Tour: Covering energy cycles, plants, greenhouse operation, integrated pest management, grading produce for market and marketing, and greenhouse careers, the 20-minute video provides a snapshot of greenhouse farming.
- Learning Passports: Passports link the video to Science, Applied Design, Skills, and Technology, Culinary Arts, Careers, and Entrepreneurship and Marketing for straightforward integration into classroom curriculum.
- Additional Resources: Greenhouse career and/or veggie fact sheets are available to extend learnings.
Classroom prize packs (value $300+ each) will be awarded to the first 12 educators to register for BC Greenhouse Veggie Days and a draw for 30 coffee prize packs (value $20+ each) will also be held for educators that complete the program evaluation!
Click here to register for BC Greenhouse Veggie Days (Virtual Edition) and get access to the video, curriculum-linked passports, and other agriculture and career info resources to share with your classrooms (anytime during the month).
*Note: Resource links will be emailed to you within 48 hours of registering for the program. If you do not receive the email within this timeframe or would like further information, please contact Krista Bryanton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BC Greenhouse Veggie Days is a collaboration of BCAITC and BC Greenhouse Growers’ Association (BCGGA). Over 1,950 students participated in prior BC Greenhouse Veggie Days in 2018 and 2019 (previously in live formats). This extremely popular program is a top choice amongst classrooms, Students love learning about greenhouse veggies and getting the inside scoop on greenhouse production - directly from the farmer! We look forward to your classrooms joining us!
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