Children’s Story Garden Website
Master Gardener educators are working with schools throughout the county.
We offer classroom edible education lessons (K-5):
– Garden/Teacher Volunteer Mentors
– Composting & Worm Bin Construction
…and much more!
Our current Partner Schools:
- Fairhaven Middle School Garden
- Meridian Middle School Garden
- Beach Elementary (Lummi Island)
- Harmony Elementary
- Kendall Elementary
- Acme Elementary
- Nooksack Elementary
- Central Elementary
If you are involved with a school or are interested in working with one of our partner schools, please contact: Beth Chisholm (360) 778-5811
Plant Science & Edible Education
Teaching school age students where their food comes from through science based lessons. Topics and lessons on soil, seeds, plant parts & food consumption.
Edible Education Flyer (pdf) • Edible Education Photos (pdf)
We have reached over 320 students in Whatcom County. Teachers and schools are eager to sign up. If your school or group would like to get involved and receive the lessons please contact: Beth Chisholm firstname.lastname@example.org
WSU Extension partners with Northwest Youth Services – Urban Garden site WE GROW
Northwest Youth Services “We Grow” is a seed-to-market education and employment preparedness program that provides opportunities to get hands on experience working as part of a team in planting, growing, and harvesting food to bring to our local youth run market stand. Youth participants work with staff and community volunteers to gain experience in all aspects horticulture.
WSU Extension provides seasonal management, education and support at the We Grow garden.
Northwest Youth Services We Grow Garden
“We Grow” Northwest Youth Services video