Health & Nutrition from the Garden

This curricula has been discontinued and replaced with the new, research-based Learn, Grow, Eat & Go! Curricula.

Health & Nutrition From The Garden

Teacher/Leader guide 230 pp.

This addition to the Junior Master Gardener series is packed with basic gardening information that includes growing techniques, food safety, healthy eating tips, and nutritious snack food preparation. This book is a great tool for educators who use garden programs to teach students about health, nutrition, food safety, and wise decision-making skills. Grades 3-5.

Featured Research

“…knowledge about the benefits of eating fruit and vegetables significantly improved.”*

participants “report eating healthier snacks after participation in the nutritional program.”*

*The Effect of a Summer Garden Program (Health and Nutrion from the Garden) on the Nutritional Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors of Children

S. Koch, T.M. Waliczek, and J.M. Zajicek, October-December 2006. HortTechnology.
American Society for Horticultural Science,  (Vol. 16, No. 4)