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Family Gardening

Family Gardening is an educational program for all family members, both children and adults. It is designed to help participants understand the importance of good nutrition. Family Gardening also aims to help participants learn the connection between healthy bodies and healthy gardens.

Objectives

Program participants will learn about:

Space and Time Requirements

The Family Gardening program consists of six sessions:

All sessions can be adapted to meet the learning needs of participants and within reason fit the space and time needs of the partnering agency.

More Information

Family Gardening sessions can begin early spring or late winter to time the last class for transplanting seedlings to the garden. Family Gardening lessons are adapted from the Denver Urban Gardens’ School Garden and Nutrition Curriculum.

To find out more about this program or explore the possibilities of this program being offered at your agency, contact the SNAP-Ed Team.

Related Resources

SNAP-Ed Educational Offerings for Families — Learn about the educational offerings for families that SNAP-Ed team members deliver across the state.

Grow and Find Local Food — How to start getting more local foods on your table.

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