School Garden Curricula & Resources

BEETLES Project Provides student guides and instructor support materials for nature-centered outdoor science lessons that connect with NGSS.

Captain Planet Foundation created an online School Garden Cookbook, lessons, and gardening resources.  

CitySprouts classroom teacher created school garden lessons. 

Edible Schoolyard has a searchable database of school garden lesson plans and recipes. 

The Greenhouse  a searchable database of lesson plans, recipes, and resources from the Big Green and other school garden organizations.

Growing Minds Farm to School offers lesson plans, garden activities, and connected literature. 

Kids Gardening provides educator resources like lesson plans, garden designs, and curricula for the garden.  

Life Lab has tons of great lesson plans, webinars, videos, and resources for managing school gardens. 

National Farm to School Network offers a vast resource database with curricula, training, and webinars on local food sourcing, school gardens, and agricultural education.

Soul Fire Farm has a collection of lessons about the food system and food justice.

Teaching Tolerance connects school gardens to social justice with lessons and resources about environmental justice, food deserts, and more.

Whole Kids Foundation website has a school garden curriculum, how-tos, and grants. 

Giving Grove website has information and resources for all of your orchard interests.