Cultivate a Brighter Future

GG 1Gateway Greening supports active vegetable, sensory, native and butterfly gardens at more than 70 local schools where students learn and grow, and teachers and parents connect. Our Youth Garden Program works directly with schools and organizations to teach kids about gardening, agriculture and healthy eating through hands-on outdoor lessons and activities.

The Youth Garden Development Process

Teachers, parents and volunteers can partner with Gateway Greening to start the Youth Garden Development Process. Beneficiaries receive building materials such as lumber, soil and tools, as well as on-going support from Gateway Greening.


Features and Resources from Gateway Greening:

  • Saturday workshops
  • Yearly site visits
  • Curricula advice
  • Technical gardening advice
  • Free seeds and seedlings
  • Professional development workshops

For information on youth field trips, click here.


Thank you to the following Youth Program partners:



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