Resources

School Gardens:

Powell River School Garden Calendar: A month by month guide to indoor and outdoor school gardening tasks and activities, developed for this area.

SPEC garden_lesson_book: An invaluable resource for teachers! This BC curriculum-connected guide contains easy-to-use lessons plans, activities and handouts covering four main themes of food growing: soil and compost; seeds; plants, flowers and insects; and garden planning.

UBC Landed Learning Program garden planning activity sheets: An excellent garden “planning to plant” activity to do with students

UBC Landed Learning curriculum ideas for garden-based learning: A collection of tried and tested activities to link garden learning to curricular outcomes

LifeCycles Victoria collection of curriculum-integrated garden lesson plans: Lots of well-thought out, diverse lesson plans for all elementary grades

School Food Programs:

Coalition for Healthy School Food: Organizations from across Canada advocating for a national school food program