We had an excellent display of teamwork bringing together February’s Harvest of the Month snack this morning. This month’s special vegetable is Cabbage, and the people who made it all happen are so many! The Charlottesville City School Nutrition Department staff at...Read More
It was an all-out team effort to make sure every Charlottesville Elementary School student got to taste delicious roasted broccoli as the December Harvest of the Month snack this morning! A huge thank you to the staff at Charlottesville Central Kitchen for the many hours they...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 14,000 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 for Charlottesville youth.
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.
We’ll keep you updated on garden happenings, special events and volunteer opportunities, and we promise never to spam your inbox.