Gardening For Good

This Gardening For Good activity & project also includes:

Help fight hunger in your community by growing food in a garden. Young gardeners grow vegetables and maintain their gardens in order to donate their food to local organizations. The project is a great way to incorporate the study of plant growth and making observations, all while helping the community.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Use the food to donate to children in your class, at your school, or in your community
  • Complete the project during a unit on plant life and composting
  • Have pupils make observations of their garden as they tend to it throughout the school year
Classroom Considerations

  • May require doing some planting and building of the garden bed outside of school
  • Ask parent volunteers to donate some of the materials and help set up the garden
Pros

  • Comes with reflection questions
  • Promotes activism in the community
Cons

  • None