The perfect beginning for any gardening program. Engage youth in planning, designing, and implementing their own garden. Help foster a love of gardening, develop an appreciation for the environment, build science skills, and cultivate the mind through diverse learning experiences. Junior Master Gardener 'Learn, Grow, Eat & GO' curriculum toolkit for Elementary audiences is available in English and Spanish. The Purdue Gardening Curriculum for Middle to High-School audiences is available for older audiences. A toolkit of gardening supplies is available upon request as funds last.
- Biological Science
- Civic Engagement
- Community Service
- Cultural Competency
- Food Advocacy
- Foods & Nutrition
- Healthy Living
- Plant Science
For Youth Grades 3 – 12 such as 4-H clubs, 4-H Federations, and other community/civic organizations.
Youth will ...
- Plan, design, and implement their own garden.
- Use the produce to cook a healthy meal or donate to their local food pantry.
- Strengthen their understanding of where their food comes from through hands-on learning.