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School Gardens in London, Canada


School Gardens in London, Canada …

School Gardens in London, Canada
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  • 1. School Gardens London Community Resource Centre Linda Davies Brittany McMullan February 7, 2014
  • 2. Agenda Benefits of School Yard Gardens Recent Growth in London How to Start Your Garden Community Partners Resources
  • 3. Benefits of School Yard Gardens FoodShare Ontario:
  • 4. Benefits of School Yard Gardens Essential Life Skills Hand-on learning Integrated with curriculum “Field to Table Schools works with educators, parents, and students from JK through Grade 12, to implement hands-on cooking and gardening activities..” -- FoodShare Ontario
  • 5. Benefits of School Yard Gardens How food choices affect environment, health, and surrounding communities Opportunity to bring communities together “kids + gardens + healthy food = stronger communities” -- Richmond Schoolyard Garden Society
  • 6. Recent Growth in London ‘Seed to Table’ at University Heights P.S • LCRC •Covent Garden Market •Growing Chefs •Thames Valley School Board
  • 7. Recent Growth in London Outdoor Classroom and Sensory Garden of the ‘Knowledge Garden’
  • 8. How to Start Your Garden  Buy-in from stakeholders Principal, teachers, school board, students, and community members  Create a workable design Size and type of garden bed  Appropriate location Sun, Water, and Soil  Fits in to current schoolyard environment
  • 9. Community Partners London Middlesex Master Gardeners Fanshawe College Landscape Design Program TD Friends of the Environment Foundation COPP’S Buildall Growing Chefs Heeman’s Nursery
  • 10. Resources FoodShare Ontario Richmond School Yard Society Edible School Yard Project City Schoolyard Gardens
  • 11. Thank you Questions and Discussion