This November, 3rd graders at Johnson Elementary stayed active in the garden. From painting stumps to harvesting lettuce and spinach, composting leaves and getting a ride in the compost bins – students enjoyed brisk days and opportunities to see their garden...Read More
Let’s start with a moment to relax… Each time Principal Johnson talks about the benefits of having the garden at Buford he speaks to the importance of the curricular ties and activities that enhance student learning, but almost always focuses more on the importance...Read More
City Schoolyard Garden maintains organic educational gardens for use in classroom instruction, after-school programs and summer camps; and assists in developing garden-based lesson plans for use in elementary and middle school curricula. We currently manage gardens at all six Charlottesville elementary schools, as well as Buford Middle School.
City Schoolyard Garden cultivates academic achievement, health, environmental stewardship, and community engagement through garden-based, experiential learning in Charlottesville City Schools.
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