Plants & Pints Gardening Workshop Series


Russell Shea Growers
Birch Street
Concord, NH 03301
United States

New Hampshire Ag in the Classroom (NHAITC) will be conducting a number of Garden Workshops specifically for teachers and volunteers during the summer, utilizing the teaching gardens in the Russell Shea Growers Community Garden off of Birch Street in Concord. The workshops will look at a number of hurdles found while creating, maintaining, and enhancing school gardens. 

Join NH Ag in the Classroom State Coordinator, Mike Smith, 24-year veteran of the High School science classroom as he highlights different ways you can bring gardening, and other types of agriculture into your classroom and bring learning to life, literally! 

 The "Plants and Pints" sessions begin at 3:00pm with an hour dedicated to teaching in the gardens at Russell Shea Growers on Birch street in Concord, with the second hour to take place a local watering hole. Professional Development hours will be available.


  • July 9th - Finding Common Ground: The power of co-teaching and interdisciplinary lessons around agriculture. 
  • July 16th - Ag AND the Classroom: How to create and use school gardens to expand teaching beyond the classroom. 
  • July 23rd - Pepper Sex: Cross pollination, Hybridization, Selective Breeding and the Genetics and their lessons around sexual reproduction in peppers.
  •  August 13th - Pollinator Gardens: What's all the Buzz about different plants for pollinators, overwintering, and pollinator housing.


three people smiling in front of a garden bed