School Garden News – United Nations

U.N. Garden Program Rolls into Schools Students at two city school soon will share tips with students around the world on how to grow Swiss chard in a box, through a United Nations program called Growing Connection. To demonstrate how that works, Robert Patterson, a senior liaison from the U.N.’s Food and Agriculture Organization, Tuesday […]

School Garden News – Australia

Garden Path to Health “Purple carrots, black tomatoes and a trout called Elvis have children at Southmoor Primary School in Moorabbin lining up early for classes to tend their school garden. It’s all part of the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation, designed to encourage fearless food attitudes in a convenience-bent generation.” Complete article Can be […]

Week 1 – Planning, Clearing, Tool Safety, Compost

For those new to school gardens now is the time to find a proper location. You’ll want a spot that is level, with at least six hours of sun exposure, and good drainage. If the desired location is facing south, all the better. Make sure there is a usable water source nearby. If no ground […]