School Garden Project

sgp_colorlogo_highresJohn Moriarty, Executive Director

PO Box 30072, Eugene, OR   97403

541-284-1001

[email protected]

­www.schoolgardenproject.org

Mission
School Garden Project helps Lane County schools create, sustain, and use onsite gardens by providing resources, professional consultation, and educational programming.
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Vision
We are committed to a future in which school garden education helps children become healthy adults who eat their fruits and vegetables, know the basics of growing food, and contribute to a thriving community.
School Garden Project

·       Provides in-school science and afterschool Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math education with a standards-based science curriculum, highly trained garden educators, and volunteers to:

  • Help students and schools meet learning objectives
  • Teach students to grow their own gardens
  • Help kids learn to love eating vegetables
  • Introduce students to the natural world through active, hands-on education

·       Supplies plants, seeds, garden consulting, and tools to schools and other educational garden programs in Lane County
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·       Provides professional development support to enable classroom teachers to better utilize their school gardens for science and other educational activities

·       Offers Next Generation Science Standards-based garden curriculum online at no cost

·       Beginning in Fall 2016, will bring students on farm field trips

·       Serves more than 1,000 students annually with educational programming at multiple schools in three districts

·       Is a founding member of the Alliance for Healthy Families in Lane County