School Sprouts News

EcoExchange on WGBY featured the Helen James School Garden in Williamsburg, MA in a recent episode (#205)

View it here!

 

This is an inspiring video about the Treehouse Community in Easthampton.  School Sprouts partners with Treehouse to build and grow their community garden which is featured in the video. Check it out!

 

This kid has it right! Check it out and be inspired at the power of young people!

 

The American Community Gardening Association has featured the School Sprouts unit entitled 6 Plant Parts in their latest newsletter.  Check it out here!                                           

Find out how simple it can be to encourage students to eat more fruits and vegetables in their school lunches in this Washington Post article.

Check out Michelle Obama's White House Garden created by a fifth grade class!

Albany area youth are growing AND selling their school garden produce this summer! Read all about it here!

Read about the benefits of school gardening from this comprehensive study.

School Sprouts: Birth of a Garden is an inspiring video created by garden educator and videographer, Samantha Lyon.  This video was also featured on the DC Environmental Film Festival Website. Students, program coordinators, and School Sprouts educators tell the story of how one school in Springfield, MA created a thriving garden in whatever space they had, which in this case was their parking lot!

School Sprouts' Executive Director, Hope Guardenier, has teamed up with 2 other passionate educators and fellow moms to form The Farm Education Collaborative (TFEC). TFEC runs the Farm and Garden Camp at Hampshire College, which was featured in this Hampshire Gazette video. Start watching at 2:22 minutes to see the Farm and Garden Camp segment.