School Gardens

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Spring is almost here!  Time to start planning that school or community garden your students have asked for.   Below are some resources on school gardens, including some funders that award grants for environmental and gardening projects.

Resources

Seeds for Learning, Foundations, Inc:  http://beyondthefarm.org/

American Horticultural Society:  www.ahs.org/youth_gardening/index.htm

National Gardening Association, Kids Gardening:  http://www.kidsgardening.org/

Growing Schools:  http://www.growingschools.org.uk/

National Wildlife Federation, Schoolyard Habitats:  www.nwf.org/schoolyard

Project PA, Farm to School:  http://nutrition.hhdev.psu.edu/projectpa

Funding

$250-$2500 for hands-on environmental projects:  www.captainplanetfoundation.org

$100 for tools, seeds, and supplies:  www.annies.com/grants_for_gardens

Free seeds:  www.america-the-beautiful.org/free_seeds

 

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