Why Grow a School Garden?

The Benefits of a School Garden
Bring Food Education Back
Challenge and Solution
Make the Case
More Than a Veggie Patch
Why Food Literacy Matters

Getting Started

Best Practices Guide: Food, Agriculture, and the Environment
Building an Outdoor Classroom
Designing the Garden
Five Steps to Starting a Garden
Getting a Youth Garden Started
Grow up! How to Grow Vertical Gardens
School Garden Start-up Guide
School Garden Tips
School Ground Greening Guide
Summer in the School Garden
Steps to a Classroom Garden

Education and Garden Activities

Cornell Garden Based Learning
Evergreen Outdoor Classroom Lessons
Edible Schoolyard Resource & Tool Database
FoodCorps Activities and Garden Ideas
FoodShare Field to Table Educator Resources
Gardening at Home with Kids
Kids Gardening Lesson and Activity Index
Ontario Agri-Food Education Catalogue
Ontario EcoSchools Curriculum Resources
Nature and Community Experience in Community Gardening Calendar
Resource for Rethinking

Fundraising and Grants

Green Apple Grants
Green Our Planet Crowdfunding
Live Green Toronto Grants
Outdoor Classroom Grant and Fundraising
Partners and Funding
School Greening Grants
Whole Kids Foundation

Great Websites

Edible Schoolyard
Environmental Youth Alliance
Green Thumbs Growing Kids
Growing Kids
Kids Gardening
Life Lab
My Garden Footprint
Ontario Agri-Food Education (OAFE)
Ontario Edible Education Network (Sustain Ontario)
REAL School Gardens
School Garden Wizard
Schools for a Living Planet
Seeds for Change
Strathcona Gardens
U FEED Program
Vancouver School Board – Green Board
Vermont Community Garden Network
Windsor/Essex Community Garden Collective


Alice Waters: Edible Education
Ann Cooper: What’s wrong with school lunches
Five-Minute Film Festival: School Gardens
FoodCorps: Grow With Us
FoodShare: Field to Table Schools
FoodShare: Recipe for Change
Hope Blooms
Jamie Oliver: Teach every child about food
Pam Warhurst: How we can eat our Landscapes
Stephen Ritz: A teacher growing green in the South Bronx
Sustain Ontario: Good food ideas for kids