In addition to youth empowerment, Life Lab provides local, regional and national farm- and garden-based, education through day camps, field trips, internships and educator workshops. All focus on the power of one: reach one, teach one, change a life, change the world. Will you please join us in this life-changing, passion-driven work by donating in support of our programs today?
186 kids attended Garden Classroom Day Camps 24 local youth were hired for summer employment 125 greater bay area youth attended Youth Day on the farm 160 students participated in a Life Lab led school garden workday at Steinbeck Elementary 67 educators were trained by Life Lab in Garden-Enhanced Nutrition Education 124 FoodCorps Service Members were trained by Life Lab
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Join the Forum
Life Lab is a proud founder of the The National School Garden Network which connects organizations and individuals supporting multiple school gardens across district, regional, or state levels. The network's forum provides a space for school garden professionals to connect and share resources, while its events and workshops carry the conversation to national gatherings. Learn more about the www.nationalschoolgardennetwork.org.
Top Ten of Farm- and Garden-Based Education
You shared some great stories from your farm- and garden-based programs and the votes are in. From a high school student that finally learned that plants are alive to the elementary students that beg for spinach, our top ten list demonstrates why we do what we do. View the winners here.
Searchable Common Core and Next Generation Standards database for Life Lab's The Growing Classroom activity guide.