It’s helpful to give kids some direction, but they need opportunities to try things out and make mistakes.
When a newly planted seed germinates or a freshly harvested radish is eaten, kids wear success in their smiles.
A class field trip to the farmers market illustrates just one of the many connections to home and community made with garden-based education.
Spend just 20 minutes a day immersed in nature to boost overall health.
A garden is a living system, which means lessons must be dynamic, flexible, and in tune with seasonal cycles and natural patterns.
Meaningful fitness “exercises” the mind and body at the same time.
Throughout 2022, I’ll be sharing Nathan Larson’s 15 “Core Principles of Garden-Based Education,” using them as an organizing frame for reflecting on the school garden movement in Napa County.
I’ve doubled down since the pandemic and centered my teaching on the science of stress, self-care as a radical act of resistance, and trauma-informed practices.
Truth be told, I’ve never handed out candy for trick-or-treat. I prefer to share garden treats instead. Find out what this year’s trick will be.
School gardens with a robust vision are more likely to build resilience in the wake of many challenges.
Farm to School recently announced record-setting funding for feeding and teaching kids. Read these tips as you think about your grant proposal.
To celebrate organizations who are leading the way in the face of social inequity and racial injustice in outdoor education, this month’s post highlights curated resources for building resilience and confronting silence.
If the snail is already not your favorite animal, Escargot would like you to reconsider.
Celebrate National Garden Month by engaging the youngest gardeners to design their own spaces to engage and explore.
Jane Colden is remembered as the first American woman botanist.