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Arden Bucklin-Sporer

Travels from:

San Francisco, California

Other speakers from California

Speaking topics:

  • Development of School Community
  • The School Garden as an Outdoor Classroom
  • Urban School Gardens

Arden Bucklin-Sporer

Arden Bucklin-Sporer is executive director of the San Francisco Green Schoolyard Alliance, an advocacy organization for school gardens and outdoor classrooms. She is the director of educational gardens for the San Francisco Unified School District, and a founding partner of Bay Tree Design, a landscape architecture firm.

Arden has worked with green schoolyards and public school gardens for over a decade, building an award-winning school garden program as a public school parent and working closely with school districts at the local, state and national level. Her interest in urban agriculture is fueled by her family's organic farm and vineyard in Sonoma County, California.

Arden lives in San Francisco and Sonoma with her husband and three mostly grown sons.

Books by Arden Bucklin-Sporer

How to Grow a School Garden: A Complete Guide for Parents and Teachers

By Arden Bucklin-Sporer and Rachel Kathleen Pringle

224 pp., flexibind


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