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 kirsten.saylor@spps.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 Learners

     
    Grow Our Own is a collaboration between Youth FarmSPPS' 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 
  • In Partnership with

    Youth Farm

    SPPS Wellness Department

    SPPS Facilities Department