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Learning in the Garden

Resources to keep you educated & informed!


Publisher/ Author: American Community Gardening Association

The American Community Gardening Association (ACGA) is a grassroots non-profit advocacy organization focused on community gardening.  Our mission is to build community by increasing and enhancing community gardening and greening across the United States and Canada.

Observing Flowers

Publisher/ Author: Plants for Human Health Institute, NC State University

Looking for videos, lesson plans, or professional development opportunities for school gardens? The School Garden resources and support are put together by two former school teachers, who emphasize STEM education through gardening.


Publisher/ Author: NC State Extension

Dig in to find a community garden near you, learn how to start a new community garden, or find resources to support an existing one.


Publisher/ Author: presented by Rooted, Life Lab, and Wisconsin School Garden Network

This course, developed as a companion to Teaching in Nature’s Classroom: Principles of Garden-Based Education, is an opportunity for educators new to outdoor and garden-based learning, as well as educators who are experienced in the field, to consider best practices and reflect on their own teaching practice in outdoor learning environments, with a focus on school and community youth gardens. The online course has been offered in both English and Spanish.

Kids Gardening

Publisher/ Author: KidsGardening.Org

This website provides educator resources, grants, ideas for garden design and activities, and other support to engage kids in gardening and activate their curiosity.


Publisher/ Author: NC Cooperative Extension - Forsyth County Center

A well-researched, curated list of free educational resources covering a wide range of horticulture and community organizing topics.

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