- Young Gardeners: 1,500
- Ages: PreK – 4th Grade
- Teachers Supported: 75
- Schools: 6
- Public Libraries: 3
Students engage in weekly, hands-on garden-based learning within local schools and community garden settings.
We provide 35 developmentally-appropriate and seasonally-relevant lessons that address an average of 5 curricular standards per lesson.
A 2018 study (Balch, et al.) comparing behavior and experience outcomes between students who participated in Plant the Seed’s curriculum to those who did not, showed a statistically significant difference in 4 major areas.
- Science Concepts
- Conservation-Oriented Viewpoint
- Closing the Experience Gap
- Cooperative Learning