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School Gardens: Using Gardens to Grow Healthy Habits in Cafeterias, Classrooms and Communities

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Plant a seed and watch it grow!

School gardens have been around for over 100 years, and school districts continue to use them today to establish healthy eating habits; as educational tools in the classroom; and to promote community inclusion. This fact sheet for farm to school stakeholders provides examples of school gardens that have taken root, and resources to continue growth.

Page updated: March 06, 2023