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.
Evergreen Packaging and KidsGardening.org are on the lookout for your creative and sustainable uses for recycled milk and juice cartons in the garden. Schools are encouraged to collect, design, and construct garden-related structures made from empty cartons and document their experience.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Volunteers get down and dirty outside of a Kalamazoo County elementary school. They're giving the exterior a mini-makeover, all thanks to a big grant from an all-star from Kalamazoo.
Lots of hospitals have made their menus healthier, but Seattle Children's is taking that a step further by growing some of their own produce. Not only are those foods making their way into the hospital kitchen, they're also part of a take-home prescription.
Gently tucking seeds into the ground ahead of today’s anxiously awaited storm, students at Taylor Leadership Academy might have been having too much fun getting their hands dirty to notice the striking metaphor laid out before them in garden beds full of rich soil.
There’s a fence on Walnut Street laced with morning glories. It extends for a city block, enclosing a quarter acre of potted baby greens, lettuce heads sitting pleasantly beside other vibrant greenery and a number of peaceful volunteers. A handmade sign on the flower-ridden fence reads: UC Berkeley Student Organic Read More…
School gardens are outdoor classrooms where learning happens through trial and error and hands-on experiences. Their benefits are numerous, substantiated by an abundance of research and anecdotal evidence.