Youth Garden Resources

Blog - Seed to STEM 4 2017

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

George Watts Montessori Garden Curriculum

Life Lab

Missouri Botanical Garden – Biology of plants for grades 1-3

Nature’s Notebooks – Citizen Science Activities

National Farm to School Network – Searchable curriculum, research, and article database

National Geographic

Nourish – Food system and sustainability curriculum

Science NetLinks

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

Kids Gardening Grant Opportunities

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.

Slow Food Grant Database




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