School Garden Education

 

Through our Growing Education programming, we offer fun and interactive learning experiences where children are:

  • Given a platform to communicate their understanding of their world to others

  • Provided a safe outlet to convey and regulate their emotions.

  • Presented with opportunities to develop important skills for academic success.​​​

Grow Nashua’s hands on lessons will give students access to healthy food, inspire activity, and raise awareness of how food impacts their bodies and the environment that surrounds them.

Four Learning Tracks:

  1. Gardening in School

  2. Agriculture and Our Food System 

  3. Nutrition and Holistic Wellness

  4. Science and Our Ecosystem

Grade Levels Served:

Pre-K through 5th

Programs:

Completely customizable to suit needs of school or program

Standards Met:

Lessons incorporate Science, Health, Social Studies Standards.

 

Also currently incorporating Choose Love into our curriculum.

Other meaningful benefits include:

  • Positive impact on student achievement, behavior, and academic achievement 

  • Instill appreciation and respect for our shared environment 

  • Improve life skills, including working with groups and self-understanding 

  • Potential increase in fruit and vegetable intake resulting from taste tests and willingness to try fruits and vegetables.

  • Knowledge of growing and consuming their own fresh produce.  A skill to be carried into adulthood with lasting health benefits.

Read about more benefits here: kids gardening research paper

Join the Movement

"School Garden Education is a high-value way to achieve multiple goals for community health, public health, education, equity, economic prosperity, and environmental protection. "

- NH Farm to School

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