Charlottesville Parks & Recreation is hosting a Fitness Challenge and Fun Run atVenable Elementary School on Saturday, April 19th to benefit City Schoolyard Garden. Sign up your family, run with friends and neighbors, and come check out the City Schoolyard Garden at...Read More
Come to Whole Foods on Saturday, April 19th from 3 to 6 pm to sample and learn more about Barefoot Bucha’s CranGinger flavor. Enjoy Barefoot Bucha’s CranGinger flavor and 10% of sales will benefit CSG. We’ll see you there!Read More
A year ago, over 150 CSG community members donated to our Kickstarter campaign (click here to visit our Kickstarter website and to see our video) to help build this exciting, new growing and teaching space. Since then I’ve felt so fortunate to help it come to fruition....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!
We’ll keep you updated on garden happenings, special events and volunteer opportunities, and we promise never to spam your inbox.