SYG is excited to announce that this season we’ll have Harvest Party Kits available for schools to check out…for FREE! Harvest parties are a wonderful way to celebrate the end of a garden season and a fun way for students to sample the veggies they’ve grown in simple recipes. There are 3 kit options available – […]
Thin Your Plants with a Side of Ranch – New Recipe Video!
Planting with students in the garden is always a fun time, but sometimes can result in seeds planted not in rows but rather in overcrowded mounds. Thinning or pulling out seedlings to make space for others to grow, is especially important for your root vegetables (carrots, radishes, turnips) and even some greens (mustard greens, swiss […]
Test Test Evaluation Contest
Besides the joy and delight of being outside, touching the soil, and planting seeds, another big goal of Schoolyard Gardens is to increase access to fresh vegetables and encourage eating of said veggies! This year we are surveying students, asking them which veggies they would eat again from the garden. You can download the activity […]
5 Fun Ways to Celebrate Earth Day
Having a schoolyard garden means that you’re already a wonderful steward of the earth. Take a minute to give yourself a pat on the back, because in a way, you celebrate the earth every time you visit your garden! In honor of the official Earth Day, we’d like to share a few other ways you, […]