Public education events are critical for the delivery of our high quality, creative, and integrated research and extension programs in Marin County. This year more than 17,330 participants were served in 133 workshops, conferences, and tours organized with our community partners. This included nearly 1,100 youth at Farm Day and more than 1,233 in school gardens and youth gardening programs.
Highlights for the year include:
- The 3rd Marin County Community Garden Summit (read more)
- Ranch Business Succession Planning workshop series (read more)
- Science, Technology Engineering, and Math training through 4-H in the Classroom (read more)
- Food Access Tours with the Marin Food Policy Council (read more)
The events were co-organized with our many community partners including: Marin Agricultural Land Trust, Marin Agriculture Weights and Measures, Marin County Office of Education, Marin County Farm Bureau, Marin Organic, Agricultural Institute of Marin, Marin Resource Conservation District, Marin Community Development Agency, MCSTOPPP, Marin County Free Libraries, Marin Art and Garden Center, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Tomales Bay Watershed Council, Agricultural Institute of Marin, Sonoma Marin Animal Resource Committee, California Oak Mortality Task Force, Marin County Parks and Open Space, City of San Rafael Falkirk Center, College of Marin IVC campus, Marin Food Policy Council, Conservation Corps North Bay, Western United Dairymen, North Bay Dairy Women, Golden Gate Farmers Market Association, Marin Carbon Project, and Western Region Tribal Integrated Pest Management Work Group.