Growing School Gardens Summit

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From the Main Stage 2022     

A gathering to inform, inspire & invigorate the school garden movement


A national gathering designed to support our shared work to strengthen the school garden movement at local and national levels so that all children and youth can have vibrant, resilient school garden programs. 

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2022 Summit – From the Main Stage


What Took Place at the 2024 Summit in San diego

Guided by our Commitments and Values, the 2024 summit provided an innovative recipe for learning, including:

  • Abundant, intentional opportunities to make authentic connections, build community, and learn from one another
  • Workshop sessions led by school garden professionals
  • Field experiences to explore innovative food and garden programs 
  • Engaging general sessions, including seasoned experts as well as inspirational school garden leaders taking the stage for the first time
  • An Emerging Leaders Program to support young professionals in the field
  • Opportunities to explore how we can work together to advance the national school garden movement
  • Classroom cooking and outdoor teaching lesson demonstrations

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The Growing School Gardens Summit is hosted by the Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation in Partnership with Life Lab and the School Garden Support Organization (SGSO) Network. Learn more about this collaboration. Sponsorship and collaboration inquiries – LyndseyWaugh@sprouts.com Media inquiries – MollyBrown@sprouts.com

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