School gardens with a robust vision are more likely to build resilience in the wake of many challenges.
Category: sustaining school gardens
Four Keys to Grant Collaboration: A Farm-to-School Success Story
Farm to School recently announced record-setting funding for feeding and teaching kids. Read these tips as you think about your grant proposal.
A Somber Summer Solstice
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.
Extolling the Virtues of a Snail
If the snail is already not your favorite animal, Escargot would like you to reconsider.
Steps for Designing a Children’s Garden
Celebrate National Garden Month by engaging the youngest gardeners to design their own spaces to engage and explore.
Being a Curious Birder
Becoming a curious birder may be just the antidote you need to get through 2020!
Cooking Up Food Education
As a former classroom teacher, I can attest to the powerful pull food has for students.
Guest Post: Try “One Bite” Salsa Straight from the Garden
Despite the fact that I am not an expert gardener, I still find the importance and joy of sharing my experiences with food, the connection between garden-to-classroom and farm-to-table lessons.
Celebrate Summer’s Bounty with a Triple Tomato Taste Test
The Triple Tomato Taste lesson is a perfect way to connect home and school in meaningful ways during Food Literacy Month!
The Ambiguous Loss of Outdoor Education
Amidst the health and safety concerns, I’ve started to mourn the loss of access to outdoor learning spaces.
Stone Soup for the Body, Soul, & Society as a Whole
Stone Soup encourages students to try a wide variety of vegetables while building classroom community through cuisine.
Bedazzle with Bulbs!
Bulbs are easy to cultivate and fun to study in the school garden, even for the youngest learners.
Crowdfunding Successes (and Challenges) for Garden-Based Education
With the right combination of planning and prowess, crowdfunding is a viable way to raise money for garden-based education.
Make Corn “Pop” with Flavor for a Sweet or Savory Snack
Popcorn teaches valuable lessons in the geography and culture of flavor.
The Sun Will Come Out…of Your Oven!
Bake away the rainy chill with this sweet bread recipe.