Resources for Teachers
Mission is to create and sustain California school gardens. Excellent resource for curriculum, grants, research, and education. Free Resource Guide: Gardens for Learning: Creating and Sustaining Your School Garden published by CSGN. Click to download in PDF format.
Mission is to increase awareness and understanding of agriculture among California's educators and students. Excellent resources for teachers and students K-12.
Supports the development and use of instructional school gardens through training, resources and networking opportunities. Low cost garden education opportunities for teachers, parents, and volunteers.
Lifelab helps schools develop gardens where children can create "living laboratories" for the study of the natural world. Curriculum, training, and resources for teachers and garden educators.
A UC Cooperative Extension system youth development program of the . Growing good kids by igniting a passion for learning, success, and service through a unique gardening education. Curriculum and resources available for teachers and other extenders.
NGA is a leading national provider of K-12, plant-based educational materials. School and youth gardening programs help children gain knowledge in science, literacy, social studies, nutrition, the environment, and personal skill areas such as leadership, problem-solving, and team building.
AHS is one of the founding members of the Partnership for Plant-Based Learning (PPBE), a coalition of national organizations devoted to promoting the use of plants as an important element of children's educational programs.
Connecting youth and elders to investigate the mosaics of plants, people, and cultures in the gardens. Spanish materials available.
Team Nutrition is an initiative of the USDA Food and Nutrition Service support the Child Nutrition Programs through training and technical assistance for foodservice, nutrition education for children and caregivers, and school and community support for healthy eating and physical activity. Free materials for teachers available.
Free monthly downloadable materials for schools. Empower students to increase consumption and enjoyment of a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables and engage in physical activity everyday
USDA initiative that promotes local food systems. Know your food, where it is grown and by whom. Learn the stories behind your food and the hard working families that produce it.
MyPlate was created to support the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The new USDA icon encourages consumers to think about building a healthy plate at meal times emphasizing major food groups--fruit, vegetable, grains, protein, and dairy.