Raven Stream Elementary

  • The garden enhances the Farm-to-School program
  • The garden uses raised beds
  • The produce is served in the lunchroom and donated to a local food shelf
  • Garden activities are incorporated into lesson plans
  • All grade levels are involved
  • They use an “Adopt the Garden” program for summer months
  • They have an expansion plan
  • There is a storage shed on site

Teachers and the principal initiated the program at Raven Stream. The goals were to enhance the “Farm-to-School” program and to help connect students with nature by creating a school garden and an outdoor learning lab.