The Valley Food Partnership and Growing Healthy Communities Coalition are committed to supporting community and school gardens. Since 2013, we have supported the development of five community gardens and six school gardens.
Sustaining Community: Instructional Mini-Grants for Garden Projects
Request for Proposals due by April 15th 2019!
We are pleased to announce that our community garden mini grant funds are now available for the 2019 summer grow season. For more information click here: 2019 Learning Garden Mini Grant Application.
Locally Developed Lesson Plans
Dig into our amazing local lesson plans developed by some of our very own educators and community members here in the Montrose area. There are lessons for students ranging from elementary to high school level. Take a peak at these awesome resources and see how you can plant the seeds of knowledge and engage your students at school or at home about the wonders of gardening, plant science and more!
Healthy Bodies, Healthy Gardens School Garden Curriculum Download Page (K-2 or 3-5)
The Edible School Yard Project (PreK -12th and beyond)
Harvard School of Public Health Nutrition Source for Educators