Youth Garden Resources
Looking for a few additional resources to help connect your class or program to the garden? We are here to help!
Services for In-Network Youth Gardens
Gateway Greening offers a variety of services for In-Network Youth Gardens. Please download this PDF for a complete list.
Lesson Plan Resources
Collective School Garden Network – School garden curriculum and lesson resources
Edible Schoolyard – User submitted lesson plans
- School garden curriculum, lesson plans, and gardening how-to
- NGSS science standards for school gardens
- Garden Lesson YouTube channel
- Garden Scavenger Hunts
Nature’s Notebooks – Citizen Science Activities
National Farm to School Network – Searchable curriculum, research, and article database
Nourish – Food system and sustainability curriculum
Teaching Tolerance – Diversity in STEM lessons
Whole Kids Foundation – School garden resources and curriculum
Grants for Youth Education
As our staff discovers new grants and funding opportunities specific to school gardens, we will do our best to share them here. Please check back often to discover the latest opportunities!
Education Outside – School garden grant calendar
Kitchen Community Grant List
Missouri Environmental Education Association: Free basic membership, lessons, grants, and tons of resources!
PBS Learning Media: 100k standards-aligned resources, PBS Learning Media provides high-quality, trusted digital content and solutions that will inspire students and transform learning.
Seeds for Education Grant Program: Through Wild Ones, cash grants under $500 are available for plants and seeds to assist schools in enhancing their schoolyards with butterfly gardens, nature trails, prairies, woodland wildflower preserves, and similar projects. Grant Applications for the next calendar year will be accepted starting July 1, and must be submitted no later than October 15.