School Gardens - Grow Our Own
Grow Our Own is a project that aims to increase the opportunities for food and agricultural education for all students within the District by connecting school gardens, the cafeteria, and the classroom.
Update your information about your school garden!
Fill out the online Inventory Form to change contact information or partnership. This information is critical so that we can effectively reach your school with opportunities and updates in a timely manner.
It takes a team!
Teachers, staff, parents and community members! Join the SPPS school garden email list to stay informed!
Have a school garden question?
Email firstname.lastname@example.org -- how to get started, how to run it, logistics & resources, safe food handling when serving food from the garden, etc.
Healthy Bodies => Healthy Minds => Ready LearnersGrow Our Own is a collaboration between Youth Farm, SPPS' Nutrition Services, Wellness, and Facilities Departments to improve the use and sustainability of school gardens.This project will clarify policies, provide networking and learning opportunities, and get word out to interested parties about resources for schools for successful Food Gardens. This supports Nutrition Services mission"To eliminate hunger and provide every child with HOPE (Healthy Options, Positive Engagement) through exceptional food"Stay tuned as project evolves! Join the SPPS school garden email list
SPPS School Garden News and Opportunities
Posted 11/27/2018 - Click here to view all news and opportunities
- Garden Inventory Form - use it to update contact information too!
- Order free Plant seedlings for 2019 for your school garden
- Need seeds? -- taking suggestions for bulk order
- Season Extension — consider these techniques to lengthen growing season
- Planning for next season - get feedback now (and how)
- Giant Thank You to following Schools!