Berkeley Unified School District Gardening and Cooking Program

The Berkeley Public School Gardening and Cooking Program engages students with hands-on instruction in the garden. As part of the 2020 Vision and the District’s Integrated Wellness Policy, the Program is woven into student life District-wide to ensure the academic, physical, emotional, and health development of all students to affect three main areas of student learning from preschool through high school:

Academic Achievement:

Horizonte Corporativo

Program started in 1 school, 50 students in 2013

Now is working in 18 schools, 4000+ students in Casma and Ica, Peru

Main objectives are environmental education, nutrition and pedagogy. By teaching organic agriculture, we try to make fresh and healthy fruits and vegetables available to kids, and the school orchard is a powerful tool for making pedagogy

Echo Canyon School Garden

Echo Canyon School Gardens are part of Echo Canyon School in Scottsdale Arizona. Our school utilizes the school gardens to foster the academic, social and emotional well being of our students though a wide variety of hands-on, experiential learning experiences.


KidsGardening has been a leader in the youth gardening movement since 1982, when it was founded as program of the National Gardening Association. Recently relaunched (in 2016) as an independent organization, our vision is for happier, healthier kids, learning in the garden and connected to nature. This not only improves kids' educational outcomes and eating habits, but also gives rise to environmental stewardship in youth across the country.

Capital City Public Charter School

Capital City Public Charter School enables a diverse group of students to meet high expectations, develop creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills, achieve a deep understanding of complex subjects, acquire a love of learning, along with a strong sense of community and character. We will graduate young adults who are self-directed, intellectually engaged and possess a commitment to personal and civic responsibility.

Parinama Edible Schoolyard China

Our Vision is to reconnect the relationship of children with real food and with nature. Through Parinama Edible Schoolyard China, we aim to help students in China develop other critical life skills, including: A sense of responsibility and ownership of their actions; increased interest in our relationship with food and with nature; improved social responsibilities; social-emotional learning; increased parental involvement.


Aliveschool serves approximately 1600 children in two San Juan area schools: Saint John’s and Baldwin School respectively. Our cafeteria services’ mission is simple: to provide good, healthy food that tastes great. Through our kitchen classrooms we can create connections between a finished plate and its origin with the use of our small gardens that students help build, tend and harvest themselves. The finished products have also been used in our cooking classes as well as cafeteria offerings throughout the school year. 

Barrington Farm School

The Barrington Farm School has been operating on a small farm for 3 years , outreaching to students, families, teachers and all levels of the community. The open space has beekeeping, fresh food tastings, student environmental groups, teachers, artists, nature studies and conservation practices. Join us as a volunteer, benefactor, customer, or friend! See you at the farm! We are now protected farm thanks to the generosity of the community, local land trust and the Open Space Program through the State of Rhode Island..

Haver til Maver

Haver til Maver (Gardens to bellies) offers a hands-on culinary organic school garden classroom. During 8 modules (during the growing season (April-October) the students are engaged in activities that stimulate all their senses and learning abilities. 

As an NGO we work to ensure that all Danish children will get a chance to have a school garden in their life. Currently there are more than 60 school garden initiatives around Denmark based on the values and principles of a Haver til Maver school garden.


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