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What is the National School Garden Network? 

We are a network comprised of organizations and individuals that support multiple school garden programs at a regional, school district, or state level.

What does the National School Garden Network do?

We host an online forum for school garden support professionals to share resources and ideas.

We carry the conversation of regional school garden support to existing national gatherings by proposing workshop sessions and events for school garden support professionals.

What type of information is being shared?

Being an online forum our content is purely driven by users. We have created the following topic categories (tags) to help direct conversation and provide structure to the forum.

Funding and Budgeting

Research and Assessment

Training and Staffing Garden Educators

Garden to Cafeteria

Policies to Support School Gardens

Program Management - Running Regional or Statewide Programs

Creating and Managing Garden Sites

Curricula and Instructional Resources

Announcements - Miscellaneous



Using Google Groups allows for a free and flexible online forum that archives discussions, attachments, and weblinks. You will need a Google Account to post or reply to the forum.

How can I support these efforts?

Join the dialogue! via upcoming webinars or join our forum.

We are ran by inkind contributions of our Advisory Committee with leadership from Life Lab, The Kitchen Community, Whole Kids Foundation and The Edible SchoolYard Project

We are seeking additional funding to:

  • Further develop our strategic plan

  • Conduct a nationwide school garden survey

  • Facilitate regional and national gatherings of school garden support professionals
  • Map school garden support organizations across the nation via the Edible Schoolyard's Network

Contact John Fisher at (831) 325-1656 or gardendirector@lifelab.org to discuss supporting regional school garden development.