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(Reno, Nevada)
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Urban Roots Workshop Series!

Seasonal Education Workshops

In conjunction with

Cub Scout Pack #10


UrbanRoots will host seasonal education workshops that focus on hands-on activities and project-based learning using our teaching farm. Workshops are coordinated with our Saturday volunteer work days. The workshops are free for Scouts and their parents. Siblings and friends are invited, too (for a cost of just $2.00 per child)!


Fall Workshop Series

October 3, 2015, 9:00 – 11:00

November 7, 2015, 9:00 – 11:00

Winter Workshop Series

January 9, 2016, 9:00 – 11:00 

February 6, 2016, 9:00 – 11:00

Spring Workshop Series

March 5, 2016, 9:00 – 11:00

April 2, 2016, 9:00 – 11:00


Workshop Themes

Recycling,Up-cycling, Reusing

Scouts will learn about waste and identify items that can be reduced, reused, and recycled in Washoe County. Optional project include building and implementing a recycle station using recycled materials for the farm.


Composting and Vermicomposting

Scouts will learn about soil composition, nutrients, and the basics of composting and vermicomposting. Optional project includes adding and tilling compost in the garden beds.


Animal Husbandry and chickens

Scouts will learn about the relationship we share with the birds on the farm. They will learn about soil depletion, soil erosion, and help maintain our chicken run.


Hydroponics and Aquaponics

Scouts will learn how the hydroponics bus and the aquaponics growing systems operate.Optional project includes developing a sustainable growing system for black soldier fly larvae.



All workshops can include basic tool safety and tool use.