Online Course! Farm to School: Creating the School Garden Classroom

When:  Feb 29, 2024 from 11:55:00 PM to 11:55:00 PM (ET)

This course is hosted by NC State Extension.

School Gardens play a critical role in supporting Farm to School initiatives. Providing students with hands-on experience growing healthy food increases nutritional preference for fresh fruits and vegetables while also supporting the S.T.E.M curriculum.


To learn more about starting or maintaining a school garden and its connection to Farm to School, register for the Farm to School: Creating the School Garden Online Course, starting March 4th! 


Registration: February 5th – February 29th

Starts: March 4th (ends June 3rd)

Cost: $30 per participant / NCSU Extension Agents Free*

Delivery: Asynchronous course to take at your own pace. 

Course time: 4 + hours of content


Topics Include: 

  • Introduction to Farm to School
  • Starting and Sustaining the School Garden 
  • School Garden Design
  • Crop Selection and Garden Maintenance
  • Garden Curriculum Connections 
  • Garden Food Safety
  • Accessibility in School Gardens