The People's Garden Initiative
This Initiative works across USDA and with partners to start and sustain school gardens, community gardens, urban farms, and small-scale agriculture projects in rural and urban areas with the mission of growing healthy food, people and communities.
CCE-Tompkins' Resource Guide for School, Community and Home Gardens
This guide has everything you need to know to start a community, school or home garden.
Fresh Herbs: A Picture of Healthy Eating
Check out this beautiful photo guide for using fresh herbs in your recipes!
Build Healthy Mealtime Habits
10 simple tips you can try today to make mealtime healthy & enjoyable.
Quick Juice Tip
Depending on age, children can drink ½ to 1 cup, and adults can drink up to 1 cup of 100% fruit or vegetable juice each day.
If you're thinking about trying a container garden to grow vegetables, this website will give you tips for getting started. Contact your local Cornell Cooperative Extension for more information about container gardens.
Finger Lakes Eat Smart New York School Garden Video (3 min version)
Are you interested in starting or improving a garden at your school? Watch this quick 3 minute video to find out what Finger Lakes Eat Smart New York can do to support your efforts!
Guide to You Pick Farms in the Finger Lakes
Looking for a fun activity for you and your family? Try picking produce at a "you pick" farm!
Farm to School Planning Toolkit
The Farm to School Toolkit guides you through the process of creating a Farm to School Program and provides useful tips and tricks to reference.
This Cornell home gardening website has guides to 58 vegetables,and numerous flowers and foliage plants. Each guide contains a detailed description and growing instructions, site and soil requirements, varieties, and solutions for managing pests and diseases.
Grow It, Try It, Like It!
Free garden-themed nutrition lesson plans and hands-on activities for preschool age youth.
The Great Garden Detective
Discover what fruits and vegetables are sweetest, crunchiest, and juiciest through a series of investigations and fun experiences connecting the school garden to the classroom, school cafeteria, and home. This eleven-lesson curriculum is for 3rd and 4th graders.
Get Growing with Cornell!
This website has loads of information on planting a school or community garden!
Farm to School: Videos and Webinars
The two webinar series, Healthy Habits Take Root and Growing Roots in Farm to School, are great for learning skills on how to incorporate local foods into your school. They also supply strategies to engage the children and community in the Farm to School project.
Farm to School Census
The Farm to School census data shares information about what 4,322 districts are doing to bring the farm to their schools.
Finger Lakes Eat Smart New York School Garden Video (8 min version)
Are you interested in starting or improving a garden at your school? Watch this 8 minute video to find out what Finger Lakes Eat Smart New York can do to support your efforts and hear some of our success stories!
Slow Food USA's School Garden Guide
This comprehensive “how-to” guide offers a clear roadmap for developing a successful school garden program in any community.
The People's Garden: Healthy Gardens Healthy Youth Toolkit and Research Results
The Healthy Gardens Healthy Youth Educational Toolkit
School Garden Wizard
Are you thinking about starting a school garden? This website will provide information on all aspects of planning a school garden!