Upper Elementary

Tilden Little Farm

The Little Farm, Tilden Nature Area and Environmental Education Center in Tilden Regional Park offer many nature-related programs and activities for adults and children of all ages. At the Little Farm, kids can learn about and help feed farm animals

Naturalist programs and a visitor center offer many opportunities for discovery.

Programs including tending to the small organic garden, programs about planting crops, making cheese, pressing apple cider and other food related adventures.

Ardenwood Historic Farm

The East Bay Regional Park District in California has operated Ardenwood Historic Farm since 1985. The farm still grows the same kind of produce that was grown in the region in the last 100 years, utilizing agricultural practices from the 1870s to the present, demonstrating the transition from horse-powered to horsepower farming. The interpretive staff and volunteers, attired in Victorian clothing, guide guests through the Victorian house, demonstrate farm chores, and explain what life was like in the early 1900s.

Greenville Community Gardens

Our Mission

Greenville Gardens’ core mission is to empower residents to be advocates for sustainable communities, allowing our members to transform Greenville into an environmentally friendly green space and sustainable community through their personal participation and leadership.
 

 

Everyone deserves the right to good food. Better. Fresher. Cheaper. Early in 2011, the seed for the Greenville Community Gardens project was envisioned and began to take root in the mind of its creator, Jeffrey B. Besecker.

LIFT - Levantate

LIFT - Levántate is a non-profit that provides wellness resources to low-income communities through workshops; events; and before, in and after school programs that encourage healthy life choices through nutrition, cooking, gardening, physical activity and lifeskills education, hands-on. We are an organization “without walls,” meaning that our programs are multi-lingual, multi-cultural, 100% free of fees for all participants, and, above all, are tailored to meet the varying needs of the community.

The Dawes Garden of Eatin'

The Dawes School Garden of Eatin' in Evanston, IL was founded in 2004.  All students in our elementary school participate in a spring planting and in a spring and fall harvest and tasting.  As students prepare the soil for planting, they learn how organic gardening practices are related to their personal health as well as to the health of the environment.  The tasting of freshly harvested greens is a spring ritual at our school now and at the fall harvest we gather to celebrate our diverse culinary traditions.

Pizza Garden

This garden will be created to provide ingredients for tomato sauce to be used by the Food Services team at the South Hadley School System. The location of the garden is the Town Farm. Our project is a pilot and not yet approved by the school. Students and administrators along with the Youth Commissioner are assisting in the development of the garden and the program. We begin planting at the end of April and could use all the support we can get. South Hadley is a town traumatized by a teen suicide several years ago.

Fern Creek Elementary School

Fern Creek Elementary School is a Title 1 school located in Orlando, FL.  The school has a population of approximately 330 students, with 85% of students on the free/reduced lunch program and 20% of the population considered homeless.  The school takes every elementary school student currently living at the Coalition for the Homeless.  We have 10 raised bed gardens on campus which are currently planted by our 1st graders, 2nd graders and 5th graders.  We're growing tomatoes, watermelons, pumpkins, peppers, bok choy, carrots, beans, strawberries, celery, herbs and flowers.  The teachers inco

Community Garden Network School Garden Committee

VISION of the CGN School Garden Committee:

Every school in Athens will have a vegetable garden accessible to enhance instruction that engages students, staff, families and the community.

MISSION of the CGN School Garden Committee:

To serve the students and educators of Athens-Clarke County by maintaining a central database of school gardens projects
To connect local schools with the community resources to build and maintain gardens sites as outdoor classrooms
 

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