Project Learning Garden

Project Learning Garden provides schools
with outdoor learning laboratories

Gardens in the schoolyard are effective outdoor learning spaces for students to engage in inquiry-driven, project-based learning across all disciplines.

Project Learning Garden was designed based on: 1) Best practices in project-based learning; 2) Best practices in schoolyard garden programs;  and 3) Research into what practices shape eating behaviors in children as they grow. The holistic program that emerged provides participating schools with five major elements to support their garden-based learning programs.

Project Learning Garden provides:

Gardens & Tools

Project Learning Garden provides schools with raised garden beds, soil, seeds, cart & tools, and interpretive signs to get you started.

Curriculum & Kits

Project Learning Garden provides educators with lessons & activities as well as the books and materials necessary to carry them out.

Mobile Cooking Cart

Project Learning Garden provides schools with a fully equipped mobile cooking cart that allows easy preparation of produce from gardens.

Professional Learning

Project Learning Garden offers educators opportunities to explore and learn garden-based learning strategies and lessons.

Program Support

Getting your schoolyard garden program started and established can be challenging. Project Learning Garden offers tools and strategies for growing and sustaining your program.

PLG Library

Project Learning Garden is a holistic schoolyard garden program that offers an outdoor classroom and laboratory where learning can come to life. Explore the many resources and activities we offer to make your program successful.

Project Learning Garden Schools

Support for Project Learning Garden

Project Learning Garden is made possible by the generous support of our Sponsors and the tireless efforts of our Partners.

Sponsors

Partners