Nutrition Curriculum Resources for School Gardens

School gardens are a great opportunity to engage students in active learning. It’s a good way to teach youth about the importance of nutrition. Creating a curriculum that works for your students is key. Below are some resources that may help tailor your lesson plans. Grow It, Try It, Like It!: A free nutrition education…

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GIAB Resources: KidsGardening.org

KidsGardening.org is a great resource for anyone interested in starting or growing a school garden. They have more than 100 lesson plans and activities available to educators. Resources are available for students K-12. The wide variety of gardening activities is great for customizable education plans.  After subscribing to their monthly newsletter, most resources are free…

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GIAB Resources: School Garden Support Organization

As schools work to include more local and fresh fruits and vegetables in school lunches, school gardens have become much more common. Nonetheless, it can become difficult to keep a school garden going and to secure funding and interest. The School Garden Support Organization Network (SGSO) is an online community that allows school garden professionals…

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GIAB Resources: Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom

 Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom is an organization dedicated to increasing agricultural literacy through education. Because agriculture affects our quality of life so significantly, it’s important for students to understand its role and value. The organization has a program called Agriculture in the Classroom to improve student achievement by bringing agricultural-based content to the classroom.…

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