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Traverse City, Michigan

In 2014, the Groundwork Center celebrated our 10-year anniversary of farm to school programming in northwest Michigan. 

Starting with just a few activities in one school in 2004, our farm to school program gradually grew to feature biweekly farm to...

Program AdminMeghan McDermott
Program Type: Garden Classrooms, Kitchen Classrooms, School Cafeterias, Academic Classrooms, Support Organization, Business
Des Moines, Iowa

Smouse Opportunity School started their garden in the spring of 2012. The American Heart Association and Des Moines FoodCorps, helped Ms. Gladson and Ms. Harmeyer-Logsdon establish the site. The staff utilizes the garden during the school year with tastings and curriculum tie...

Program AdminDaniel Schultz
Program Type: Garden Classrooms
Albuquerque, New Mexico

The Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health is implementing an innovative and holistic nutrition-focused initiative to promote access to nutritious foods and healthy development for American Indian youth, families, and communities. Programming currently focuses on...

Program AdminKendal Chavez
Program Type: Garden Classrooms, Kitchen Classrooms, Academic Classrooms
Woodstown, New Jersey

 The mission of the Salem County Vocational Technical School District is to prepare students for employment, for further education leading to employment, and for lifelong learning.

Program AdminSarah Dixon
Program Type: Garden Classrooms, Kitchen Classrooms, School Cafeterias, Academic Classrooms
Des Moines, Iowa

Hillis Elementary School started their garden in the spring of 2011. Thanks to Beth Sloan, principal at Hillis, The garden is incorporated into the everyday life of the school. Each Wednesday, every student participates in Eco Hour. This hour has a wide array of topics that...

Program AdminDaniel Schultz
Program Type: Garden Classrooms, Kitchen Classrooms, School Cafeterias
Bigfork, Montana

Bigfork School District is a service site partner with the national service organization, FoodCorps.  Bigfork School District started building the school garden in 2012.  A FoodCorps service member joined the Northshore Compact in Flathead Valley, Montana, in...

Program AdminKirsten Gerbatsch
Program Type: Garden Classrooms, School Cafeterias, Academic Classrooms
Ann Arbor, Michigan

The King Learning Garden has many goals. We want our garden to provide a source of food for our local school community, but also offer a connection to the earth that inspires new ways to think, learn, and live. We want to provide positive benefits such as access to local food...

Program AdminNeha Shah
Program Type: Garden Classrooms
Watsonville, California

Established in 2009, our garden is a living laboratory that’s utilized to reinforce Common Core Standards, including science, math, history, and language arts while also providing an engaging environment to participate in the cycle of growing food.  The garden...

Program AdminPatrick Littleton
Program Type: Garden Classrooms, Kitchen Classrooms, Academic Classrooms
Prescott, Arizona

After-school garden club and cooking club is facilitated by FoodCorps and funded by the 21st Century Grant. Programs presents gardening and nutrition education in a fun, hands-on way with science as the foundation for learning. Program also includes school-wide taste tests of...

Program AdminElena Greenberg
Program Type: Garden Classrooms, Kitchen Classrooms
Atlanta, Georgia

Sagamore Hills Elementary School's S.T.E.M. Garden program was developed to give our students the opportunity to put the knowledge gained in the classroom to work in a real world environment. Having them leave the confines of the traditional classroom setting...

Program AdminTasha Messer
Program Type: Farm Based, Garden Classrooms, Kitchen Classrooms, School Cafeterias, Academic Classrooms, Support Organization, Business