• School Year Gardens

    Check out this toolkit for high schools to grow foods from September to June.

  • How to grow vegetables

    From Asparagus to Zucchini, here's West Coast Seeds' guide on how to grow and harvest vegetables from seed.

  • Where to get seeds in BC

    Need seeds for your school garden? Check out this list of BC seed suupliers

  • Dig It Community Garden Guide: How Local Governments Can Support Community Gardens

    Schools are but one example of community gardens. This toolkit outlines the role municipalities can play in developing and fostering community gardens. Schools can benefit from this document by learning about challenges facing community gardens and successful strategies for establishing and maintaining a school garden. Linking to the community is a key strategy for ensuring the success of your garden.

  • Evergreen School Ground Greening and School Gardens

    Evergreen offers resources for school ground greening and school gardens. Take a look at the link for more details.

  • EcoAction Community Funding Program

    EcoAction Community Funding Program is an Environment Canada program that provides financial support to community groups for projects that have an action focus, a community capacity building focus, or a combination of both objectives.

  • Spuds in Tubs

    If you are daunted by the idea of working with an in-ground school gardens, start off with this simple idea from BC Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation: Spuds in Tubs—Potato Tub Gardens for Schools.

  • Farm to School BC

    Farm to School BC aims to connect schools with local produce, whether it's from a schoolyard farm, a caterer who sources food from a local farm, a farm that supplies a school salad bar or a farm that supplies a hot lunch program.

  • Get Growing

    Get Growing! Activities For Food And Garden Learning - A Teacher Resource For Elementary and Middle Grades is written for teachers who are interested in gardening with their students at school or in the community.

  • Garden Learning Outcomes K–7

    Find out how the various activities you can do in a garden and fit with the Prescribed Leaning Outcomes from the BC Ministry of Education. From Lifecycles and Evergreen.

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