School Garden Curriculum Resources

Resources compiled by Kyra Walker, Resource Teacher, Arlington Career Center, as her 2021 Summer Teacher Fellowship project. These resources were curated to assist garden club sponsors in finding resources to help begin and sustain clubs throughout Arlington County Public Schools. These lessons were selected to be used with after school clubs and extracurricular activities.

Journey 2050 is a FREE agriculture education program that challenges participants to answer the question, “How will we sustainably feed nearly 10 billion people by the year 2050?”

In the Humanity Against Hunger online game, students become volunteers to help solve the severe food shortage facing Africa.

Nutrients for Life Foundation’s aim is to educate about the importance of responsible fertilizer use in growing healthy crops, increasing food production and feeding a growing population.

Eartheasy – How to Start a School Garden: Your Complete Guide

USDA – How to Start a School Garden

ThinkerSpace Challenge: From Food Desert to Food Oasis

Lane County School Garden Project Curriculum

Blue Ridge Land ConservancyGarden Clubs & Green Thumb Curriculum

National Agriculture in the Classroom

4H4H provides kids with community, mentors, and learning opportunities to develop the skills they need to create positive change in their lives and communities.

MANNRS – “At MANRRS, we are changing the face of agriculture, natural resources and related sciences by supplying the industry with a diverse pool of talented leaders. We combine our passion for improving quality of life with new ideas and perspectives to enhance the world around us.”

National Society of Black Engineers Pre-College ProgramsNSBE Jr., our main K-12 program, provides activities to help students discover firsthand how engineering and technology relate to the world around them and discover the excitement of academic excellence, leadership, technical development and teamwork.”

 Fit4KidsGarden Lesson Plans

Virginia’s Home Garden Vegetable Planting Guide: Recommended Planting Dates and Amounts to Plant. (2020, January 30). Virginia Cooperative Extension.

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