Thanks to Garden Coordinator extraordinaire Matt Daring, you can follow Burnley Moran’s garden happenings on their new website and blog! Matt’s created a place to find gardening and curriculum resources, learn more about the City Schoolyard Garden at Burnley Moran,...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
Despite a bit of a snowy start, March 3rd marked the kick-off of the First Peas to the Table Race. Similar to last year’s race among the city’s third graders, this year, City Schoolyard Garden is inviting first grade teachers across the city and their students to...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.