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School gardens

According to the 2015 U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm to School Census, 198 Minnesota schools are growing edible gardens. Let's work together to maintain the existing gardens and plant a hundred more.


Related resources

School Gardens: Using Gardens to Grow Healthy Habits in Cafeterias, Classrooms and CommunitiesU.S. Department of Agriculture — Fact sheet outlining guidelines, best practices, and additional resources.

Steps to a School GardenCalifornia School Garden Network — Resources for each step of managing your school garden.

School GardeningKids Gardening — Guides and activities.

School Garden ResourcesLife Lab — Curricula and resources.

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