Once again, it was nothing but sunny skies, a cool-ish breeze, laughter, and music filling the air at the Fall Harvest Festival on September 18th. Check out all the people and events that made the night so wonderful below! Our heartiest thanks to our generous...Read More
Is there anything more representative of these beautiful last few weeks of summer than a delicious, ripe, juicy blackberry freshly picked and grown in Virginia soils? We don’t think so. The Harvest of the Month program is back in action for the new academic year and this...Read More
City Schoolyard Garden is currently recruiting for internships for the 2015-2016 Academic Year. The City Schoolyard Garden (CSG) Intern position is an exciting and dynamic opportunity to learn about community non-profits, youth school gardening, and program administration and...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.