CSGN is a collaboration of state agencies, private companies, educational institutions and non-profit organizations all dedicated to the mission of creating and sustaining gardens in every willing school in California.
Gardening and plant-based learning open a door to discovery of the living world. It stimulates even as it focuses and calms. Within the school environment, a garden offers an unparalleled platform to help kids achieve learning goals in ways that are recommended by the National Science Standards and most state and local educational bodies.
FoodCorps is a national service organization that places emerging leaders in schools across the country to teach kids about what healthy food is and where it comes from, build and tend school gardens, and bring high-quality local food into schools participating in the National School Lunch and/or School Breakfast Programs.
TUCSON – Kindergartners use a long wooden stick with inch-spaced marks to make sure carrot seeds planted in Manzo Elementary School’s garden will grow without crowding each other. In the process, they’re learning units of measure.
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The Garden is designed for preschool to middle school children to address the state and national standards for life and earth science. It is really an 8 acre laboratory with 17 outdoor and indoor galleries.
Clover High School students are building a covered area at the Gloria Reid Memorial Garden, an outdoor classsroom at Clover Middle School where students will grow plants and conduct other science experiments.
DADE CITY — For five years now, John Balogh, guidance counselor at Rodney B. Cox Elementary School in Dade City, has mentored students on how to plant, tend and harvest garden vegetables in a patch of ground on campus.
A garden can be pretty as a picture, fruitful as an orchard, as fascinating as a science lab and ultimately as rewarding as a treasure map. Its dynamic – growing, changing, dying and growing again – makes a garden one of the world’s best classrooms.
Jane Andino, Teacher/Volunteer and UCLA Education Graduate Student had an idea. She envisioned an educational curriculum that would involve students acting as catalysts for a widespread movement: one in which each school and community would create and nurture a communal garden.
Granny's Garden School develops, promotes and supports hands-on learning experiences through school-based, garden and nature focused programs to help children experience nature, the satisfaction of growing their own food and to appreciate the simple pleasure of picking a flower.