Life Lab

Life Lab cultivates children's love of learning, healthy food, and nature through garden-based education.

Bringing Learning to Life in the Garden Since 1979!

What people say about our work

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Life Lab has been the most innovative and relevant organization in this field. From providing the best curriculum to their cutting edge professional development, we have relied on Life Lab as our go to organization for support, ideas, and collaboration.

Rachel PringleEducation Outside

Life Lab provides truly inspiring training. Their breadth of experience, joy for teaching, and commitment to sharing knowledge highlight the best practices in food and garden education.

Erica CurryFoodCorps

Thank you for such a wonderful field trip experience! Your leaders did such a great job at keeping our kids engaged.

Sheila BrickenSan Lorenzo Valley Elementary

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About Life Lab

Upcoming Events

Apr 27

The Growing Classroom: 2-Day Intensive on Garden-Based Learning (Grades 2-6)

9:30 am . Life Lab Garden Classroom 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States

May 13

Sowing the Seeds of Wonder: Discovering the Garden in Early Childhood Education (PreK-K)

9:30 am . Life Lab Garden Classroom 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States

Jun 3

Spring Benefit Brunch

10:30 am . UCSC – Hay Barn Santa Cruz, 95064

Jun 19

The Growing Classroom: 2-Day Intensive on Garden-Based Learning

9:30 am . Life Lab Garden Classroom 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States

Jul 27

Outdoor Classroom and Garden Program Management

9:30 am . Garden Classroom UCSC

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