Session 6: Food and Nutrition

Session 6 connects the school garden to growing food plants and nutrition. Growing crops is an effective way to introduce students to healthy foods and inspire healthy eating habits.

See below for resources to explore the delicious and healthful opportunities growing in school gardens. Materials include tip sheets, teacher exercises, and lesson plans that support your curriculum.

This Web site complements a six-day Professional Development Institute for teachers offered at The New York Botanical Garden. For more information about this course or other opportunities at the Garden, please visit the NYBG Professional Development page or contact or 718.817.8140.

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