This 9 lesson garden curriculum was developed by Alyssa Hughes, FoodCorps Service Member in New Britain, Connecticut. Includes minimal snacks in each lesson. Guaranteed fun!
Here are some basic things you can do to keep your school garden healthy and pesticide free, from Kim Stoner of the CT Agricultural Experiment Station.
This is a food safety guide from the Chicago Public Schools that has a lot of great tips for building some garden to cafeteria infrastructure.
This planting plan is designed for schools who use the garden primarily in the spring and fall and may not have a strong summer program.
Here's information on what all of the different colors of fruits and veggies do, as well as some definitions of nutrition terms, from Life Lab's The Growing Classroom curriculum guide
A list of curriculum resources, books, and other materials provided to us by Heather Pease, EFNEP Nutrition Outreach Educator.
Harvest New England has locations in Farmington, Wallingford, Fairfield and Ellington and will deliver within a broad range from each of these towns. Their garden soil is a 60/40 mix of topsoil and compost. A minimum of 3 yards is required for delivery so small gardens may want to team up.
Ways to support healthy school garden ecosystems from Life Lab's The Growing Classroom Curriculum Guide.
Not all insects are bad - here are ways to get the best bugs in your garden from Dr. Jeff Aldrich.