My First Garden

Rosedale Institute created a guide for beginners in food nutrition and school gardening. This wonderful resource provides educators with 4 in-depth lessons, objectives, activities, tips, and tricks - all in one place! Included at the end of the document is a concise material and book list that can easily be referred to when planning the lessons. If you’re interested in gardening, sensory exploration, cooking development and family involvement, check out this rich resource!


My First Garden: Rodale Institute's Guide to teaching children where their food comes from and starting a school garden


Follow this link to visit the website, where you can view the lessons separately, with additional pictures and information!

Follow this link to view the full curriculum!