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School Gardens

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm to School Census, 89 Minnesota schools are growing edible gardens. Let's work together to maintain the existing gardens and plant a hundred more.

Getting Started

Tools and guides to start a school garden in your community.

Food Safety

Best practices and online resources for healthy and safe food.


Lesson plans and hands-on activities.

Local Resources

Find helpful links to local gardening resources.

Other Recommended Resources

Sibley East High School Garden — Superintendent Steve Jones talks about the benefits of the program.

School Garden — An interview with Sibley East Food Service's head cook, Joan Budahn, about the garden to cafeteria program.

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