Program Goals

Program Goals – Use gardening with youth as a means to develop science, work and life skills.

Objectives

1) Establish gardening programs for youth in the four target counties

2) Use gardening as a means to:
a. learn about food production, growing plants and nutrition
b. develop an appreciation for science and nature
c. reinforce science and math concepts
d. teach work ethic, cooperative learning and team building skills
e. make connections between agriculture and art
f. teach food safety from garden to table, the making of value-added products, and entrepreneurial skills