Use this simple tool to keep track of how much food has been grown and how much money can be saved.



Resources for schools: Key Stages 3 and 4

Eco friendly packaging and catering

An international manufacturer of "catering disposables...that are made from plants using renewable, lower carbon, recycled or reclaimed materials, and can all be commercially composted with food waste where accepted".

Eden Project Communities

Inspirations and ideas for where you live, for example how to get involved to creating some delicious recipes.

Eden Project School Lesson Plans

Teacher plans for all ages and abilities from simple observation and drawing to basic science and nurturing through to reporting and presentation.

Growing School Garden Teachers Resource Pack

This resource aims to help all teachers use their school gardens and grounds as a creative learning resource. Contains 22 factsheets and a wall poster.

Growing Schools: The Renewable World

Lesson plans on sustainable resources for Key Stage 3+.

KidsGardening: School Farmers' Markets: Helping Kids and Communities Grow

School farmers' markets provide real-life experiences for student to grow socially, academically, and personally.

KidsGardening: School Gardening

Session Plan: Seed Sowing

Session plan developed by food4families tutors.

Download: Session Plan: Seed Sowing (MS Word format)

Setting up and Running a School Garden - A Manual for Teachers, Parents and Communities

An online manual based on experiences of setting up and running school gardens all over the world. It takes you through all the steps of planning a garden project. There are also lesson plans for children aged 9-14 years which complement garden activities. The appendices include horticultural notes and factsheets on nutrition.

FAO, 2005, KS2-3