Children working in the Edible Academy's garden.

Making the Edible Academy

Follow along as the Edible Academy takes shape, moving from the humble beginnings of our Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden to an expansive new space at NYBG where kids, parents, and teachers can engage in year-round learning about plants, gardening, and where our food comes from.

See Our Progress

Edible Academy

Past Updates

Get a behind-the-scenes tour of the Edible Academy’s growth.

Visualizing the Future of The Edible Academy

The new complex will host many exceptional features, focusing on energy conservation, sustainability, and first-class education facilities.

A young girl watering plants in the Edible Academy's garden.

Donate Today!

There is still time to make a contribution to this incredible new initiative, and help support the Edible Academy’s opening in 2018. You can learn more about the proposed facilities; the Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden, cornerstone of the Edible Academy; and the current and future garden programming your pledge will support below.