Funding Our Own Program
How can our school fund a school garden program?
Gardens for Learning: Creating and Sustaining Your School Garden Chapter 6 - Finding Supplies and Funding Your Garden (this link will take you to the California School Garden Network website) lays out many strategies that schools use to support their gardens.
California School Garden Network - Resources Grants & Fundraising Section at: http://www.csgn.org/node/981
What local resources are available to school administrators, teachers, parent and community volunteers?
SGNEDC projects include:
- 1) surveying schools to document the current use of school garden programs in our area
- 2) producing a quarterly e-newsletter (subscribe at firstname.lastname@example.org
- 3) providing free workshops for teachers and volunteers on how to start and maintain garden-based learning programs
- 4) providing guidance to school's applying for grant funding through California Instructional School Garden Grants (AB 1535).
The UCCE Master Gardener Program offers school garden consultants to assist in establishing and maintaining school gardens. Contact them at (530)621-5512.