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Free Seeds for your Learning Garden!

Seeds for everyone! Every year seed companies across the country gather their seeds from the past year and donate them to school gardens. Through these donations, schools can receive a variety of FREE seeds as well as grow and learn about new and unique varieties! Here are two companies that are ready to donate seeds […]


Garden Grant Round-Up | January 2017

Apply for grants this month to receive cash for your Learning Garden budget! Featured Grants: The Fiskars Project Orange Thumb grant application is now open! Apply today for a chance to receive $3,500 in gift cards and tools to support your garden. Garden projects should have goals of promoting healthy and sustainable food sources, community […]


Ask Farmer Tim | January 2017

Dear Farmer Tim, Now that we have started spring semester, I can’t help but think about the fact that spring is right around the corner! I want to make sure our Garden Team is prepared to plant and grow a successful spring garden. What can we be doing with our students now to plan for […]


Spring Beet Fever!

For most of us, winter is still in full swing but we know spring is right around the corner! It is the perfect time to explore healthy and tasty beet root recipes. Beets are a colorful and delicious treat that can be prepared in a number of different ways – as a classroom snack, a […]


TKC Winter Lessons

Now that winter is in full swing The Kitchen Community wants to provide all of our teachers with engaging garden-based lessons that can be taught in the classroom! Click below to view our  Seed Saving and Seasonality lessons, which are fully aligned with Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core State Standards for students Pre-Kindergarten […]