Start with a team! Most successful school gardens across the state have one or more "garden champions" that help to keep the project rolling. Parent and community volunteers, dedicated teachers and administrators, paid garden coordinators, and motivated student groups can all serve the role of "garden champions".

Here are some of the best resources to help you plan, start and sustain your school garden program.

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School Garden Planning Downloads


Published Books on Creating School Garden Programs

CSYSG Workshop Downloads

Building A Support Network Developing A Shared Vision Goal Planning_Breaking It Down To Build It Up Thinking Ahead-setting Your Garden Goals Year Round Garden Guidelines & Tasks Garden Budget