Thinking of doing an edible schoolyard for your school or class? We've gathered some great resources to point you in the right direction!
Whether you're looking for a new way to capture your students' interest as the weather breaks or you simply need to add some life to your classroom or school, planting a school garden will do the trick.
School Garden Checklist | Let's Move!
Your challenge is to help our farmers make the most sustainable choices for their farm. Each time you help them make the most sustainable choice, you will reduce their farm's environmental footprint.
The Good Egg Project Education Station - Farmer Spotlight
One way to promote Wisconsin's rich agricultural heritage is through gardening. School gardens offer a wonderful medium for students to get their hands dirty and learn about food, agriculture, and nutrition.
Use this School Garden Budget and Supplies Worksheet to help figure out your necessary supplies-- and how much funding you'll need to secure to get them.
Budget and Supplies Worksheet
Flowers, Tomatoes, & Cucumbers (A first time gardener)
Earth Day Infographic: There are 53,000 earthworms per acre of land. These cute worms play a huge role in keeping your lawn and garden green. #earthday
Why Earthworms are Worth Keeping Around
School Garden Curriculum - "Grow to Learn" - lots of information about school gardens, and integrating gardening into curricula including actual curriculum section.
School Garden Curriculum
20 ideas you can use over the autumn and winter terms – at home as well as in a school garden – to enjoy the outdoors all year round, with some special activities taken from Kathy James book The Garden Classroom.With ideas for bringing art, craft, science, math, literacy and play to your outdoor space I think you will love The Garden Classroom.
School garden ideas
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!
Books and resources to help kids learn about gardens.
First Grade Fever!: plants
How to Grow an Engaging Learning Environment
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
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
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.