Food and Health
Human Community and Human Condition
Landscapes, Trees, and Plants
Participants
30
Hours
30
People Served
100

What is your wish for this project?

Our school district has implemented a health goal for this school year. One major goal is "to promote a district-wide focus on health and wellness for all students". We would love to revitalize our school garden and focus on healthy foods and support healthy eating habits. Students will go outdoors and conduct garden hands-on activities to help them to be more civic minded. We will bring our harvest back into the classroom and have a garden to table cooking club.

How did it go?

Students love the Garden to Table Club. It is motivating students to eat a healthy breakfast prior to starting classes. I did not realize how many of my students were interested in cooking. The skills learned through cooking are supporting their scientific and measurement skills. We hope to expand the program through this mini-grant to support more students and partner with the homeless shelter at our school's corner to provide them with resources. More everyday cooking materials are n...read more