Now that we are on the other side of Farm to School Week, we have a load of great pictures and small tidbits to share. From November 10th through the 14th, CSG joined Local Food Hub and Charlottesville Nutrition Services to celebrate and feature Virginia-grown and raised...Read More
To go by the City Schoolyard Garden at Burnley-Moran on Fridays is to find a highly active and exciting place. On Fridays, garden coordinator, Matt Darring, takes a day off from work to spend time with students and their teachers in the garden. Recently, he has been working...Read More
This week, November 10th through the 14th, is Virginia Farm to School Week. Across Virginia, schools are celebrating Virginia grown produce in their cafeterias and classrooms and here in Charlottesville, we’ll be celebrating the 6th annual Farm to School Week for...Read More
At City Schoolyard Garden, we have a vision: that young people thrive with the opportunity to engage with nature, to enhance their academic learning through hands-on experience, and to cultivate skills for healthy living. We currently manage gardens at all six Charlottesville public elementary schools, as well as Buford Middle School – encompassing over 8,750 square feet of diverse organic gardens with over 10,000 student interactions each year.
We recently asked students and partners to talk about what City Schoolyard Garden means to them, and here is a bit of their story.
City Schoolyard Garden is….a video about growing gardens and growing healthy youth
City Schoolyard Garden cultivates academic achievement, health, environmental stewardship, and community engagement through garden-based, experiential learning in Charlottesville City Schools.
We are a nonprofit organization operating solely on the support of generous individuals, businesses and foundations. Come join us grow!
Download a beautiful map of our gardens, hand-drawn by our founder, Linda Winecoff.
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