Food and Health
Landscapes, Trees, and Plants
People Served

What is your wish for this project?

We want the students to learn the dangers of toxic pesticides especially to children while experiencing first hand the benefits to eating organic whole foods. The school's garden will engage students in hands-on applications for a memorable learning experience. The garden will be organically maintained and naturally more

How did it go?

The campaign started with students educating themselves on the importance of organic gardening in order to implement such techniques in their own school garden. They learned about the dangers of toxic pesticides, especially for young children, and about the benefits of eating organic food. They identified native flora, fauna and grass species and the climate that they grow in to decide which species they should grow in their own garden. The students made a map of the school garden’s footprint more