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Life Lab: Garden Education Lesson Resources

Life Lab, is a Santa Cruz based nonprofit organization, that aims to cultivate children’s love of learning, healthy food, and nature through garden-based education.  Through workshops and consultations, they provide tens of thousands of educators across the country with the inspiration and information necessary to engage young people in gardens and on farms. They have […]

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Seed Giveaway (G)

Seeds, seeds, seeds! Register for one of our two give-away dates to pick up packets of seeds for all your garden needs- from cold weather crops to quick victory plants, summer veggies to specialty pollinator mixes. Stop by any time during the 2:30pm-7:00pm window to pick up seeds for your school. You must be a […]

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Seed Giveaway (G)

Seeds, seeds, seeds! Register for one of our two give-away dates to pick up packets of seeds for all your garden needs- from cold weather crops to quick victory plants, summer veggies to specialty pollinator mixes. Stop by any time during the 2:30pm-7:00pm window to pick up seeds for your school. You must be a […]

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Grow to Learn Mini-Grant – Spring 2017 Request for Proposals

Spring 2017 Mini-Grant Request for Proposals is OPEN for submissions (apply below). This Request for Proposals will CLOSE on March 13, 2017.  Grow to Learn mini-grants are generously supported by Green Mountain Energy and the NYC Department of Education’s Sustainability Office. Your school can apply for a grant between $500 and $2,000 to pay for the construction or […]

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Cold Frame Building (L,S)

Cold frames are a great way to keep your crops warm and growing into winter! Learn how to build a cold frame and other season extension techniques to keep the outdoor growing going as much as possible this year. Registered Grow to Learn schools can request lumber and soil for a Spring 2017 delivery. Please […]

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Daffodil Bulb Giveaway (G)

Thanks to New Yorkers for Parks and their wonderful September 11th Memorial Daffodil Project, Grow to Learn has daffodil bulbs to give away to registered school gardens! Grow to Learn registered schools can pick up one bag of bulbs to take back to your school. Daffodils should be planted in the fall- schools that pick […]

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Season Extension (G)

Learn how to make the most of this fall season at our season extension workshop! We’ll go over different techniques you can use in your school gardens that keep your crops warm and toasty (and growing!) as the temperatures begin to drop, as well as crop varieties that can thrive in colder weather. Registered Grow […]

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Grant Writing and Garden Design

Is your school planning on applying for the Grow to Learn Mini-Grant this fall? Join the Grow to Learn team to learn how to write a successful grant application and stay for the Garden Planning workshop to create your optimal garden vision. The Fall 2016 Grow to Learn mini-grant RFP is open for applications from September […]

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Preparing for Winter (G)

Now that the fall growing season is winding down and winter is coming, it’s time to start putting the garden to rest to prepare it for the spring months. We will be going over cover crops and their benefits, planting garlic and different mulching techniques to keep your winter crops warm and toasty. Registered Grow […]

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Clean Water Project Grant

Great new grant opportunity for schools doing work with water systems and STEAM. Apply by July 1, 2016. More info here.

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