Hi! We are the Spring Greens. We are doing this blog to share more about us and what we do in the garden at Buford. My name is Vaiana and I am doing the garden elective so I can be outside more often and learn about gardening and...Read More
The Allegheny Mountain School (AMS) is an experiential, two-phase fellowship based in Highland County, Virginia. Phase one of this fellowship is a six-month stint during which eight to ten somewhat-young adults live on the AMS farm and learn to grow, prepare, preserve, 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 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.