How-To Guides

How to Start a School Garden

A results based survey scan of local school food gardens in Waterloo region.

A comprehensive start-up guide from Boulder Valley School Board. Everything you need from installing and planning your school garden, to full seasonal planting guides.

A start-to-finish guide on your pre-planning, benefits, and success stories of school food gardens.

From planning to planting and everything you need to start your garden. Includes a breakdown of curriculum for each grade and garden-based learning objectives.

An overview of planning and purpose of school food gardens from Life Lab.

A step-by-step teaching toolkit and lesson planning guide for starting your school food garden. Soured from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

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