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Edible SchoolYards

Thinking of doing an edible schoolyard for your school or class? We've gathered some great resources to point you in the right direction!

Check out MPX, a completely project-based curriculum that fulfills the ninth grade requirements for biology, mathematics, social studies, and language arts using a school garden!

These health and nutrition focused apps, games, and websites give kids the straight facts on a host of essential topics about their bodies.

9 Essential Health and Nutrition Resources for Students

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Books and resources to help kids learn about gardens.

First Grade Fever!: plants

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Learn how to grow an engaging environment.

How to Grow an Engaging Learning Environment

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What is aquaponics? Watch how this high school student used it, along with math, biology, and economics, to build a sustainable source of vegetables for his school’s cafeteria.

How Gardening Enables Interdisciplinary Learning

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Type in your zip code and Sprout Robot will tell you when you should be planting which veggies.

SproutRobot: The easy way to start a garden

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Explore other school garden projects around the world and add your own to this website.

Explore the Network | The Edible Schoolyard Project

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Download a lesson plan (PDF) and watch a video about a basic how-to compost for your school or youth garden.

Composting | The Edible Schoolyard Project

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This is an online garden planner, which helps you grow fruit and vegetables to the best of their ability, whatever the size or shape of your garden or plot.

GrowVeg.com - The Smart Way To Plan Your Vegetable Garden

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Thinking of starting a school gardening club? Check out these ideas on how to get started.

School Gardening Club

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Ever wonder what tools to get for your school garden? This article is very detailed and has some great tips to follow.

Useful post that talks about the specific steps on how to set up a school garden.

How to set up a School Garden

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Good article that talks about the benefits of school gardens. #greenschoola #edchat

School gardens | Slow Food Educa - Food and Sensory education

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Here's a great example of a school garden plan for an elementary school.

Garden Plan - 2012: Rolling Hills School Garden

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Growing a gardener - Canadian Gardening

Growing a gardener - Canadian Gardening

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Whole Kids Foundation will grant 1000 schools $2000 each to build or expand their school garden.

Apply for a School Garden Grant

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The plastic bottle greenhouses and the planted wall were among the highlights.

Gabriel Ash | The Enduring Gardener

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Tip #1: Create sitting areas for the kids.

7 Tips for making your school's garden FABULOUS!

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