Sustainable Food Value Chains Knowledge Platform

Setting Up and Running a School Garden


This training is aimed at starting or improving existing schools gardens. The training provides a step by step approach for planning a school garden project going from deciding what to garden, planning how to get help and organize the work and learning how to prepare the site to what to sell. It is intended for teachers, parents and community members from one school or several different schools in a community. The intended range for pupils is between nine to fourteen year olds. It can lo include younger children as well as older children (teenagers).

Countries: Non-country specific
Commodities: Non-Commodity specific
Topics: Gender equity, Youth equity, Vulnerable groups, Community development
Authoring organization: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Category: Field-based materials
Level Suitability: Introductory
Classification: Training manual