Matthew Doris, Food Service Director & Chef, demonstrated ways for you to get the most out of your existing school garden space. He discussed the concept of square-foot gardening and using bigger beds for growing vegetables.
If you and your class can create a 3 minute (or less) video about the importance of trees you could win $10,000 for your school!
What in the garden could possibly be more exciting to students than a tree-ripened nectarine? Fruit trees and orchard-culture bring stability and productivity to the garden, all in a high yielding and low maintenance package.
Farm and garden based learning serve as ideal environments for students of all ages to learn self-awareness, and tackle issues around diversity, oppression and equity.
Preventing food waste and composting at schools is an important means of saving money, protecting the environment, and teaching kids good habits from an early age.