A school garden (however large or small) provides a meaningful context in which students can apply new academic concepts and skills. Whether they are graphing the temperature of their compost pile over time; reading a recipe to make fresh salsa; writing a story from the perspective of an ant; or pre...
We are excited to be a Supporting Partner of the CDFA's Office of Farm to Fork as they take on management of the CA Farm to School Network.
This summer the California Farm to School Network (CFSN) transitions to the California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) Office of Farm to Fork, making the Office the new Network lead as well as a Core Partner for the National Farm to School Network.
Doron Comerchero, founder and director of FoodWhat?!, will interview Chadwick Garden manager Orin Martin tonight (Wednesday, July 12) on the FoodSpeaks show, 7-7:45 pm on KZSC, 88.1. Call with your comments and questions at 831-459-4036. Streaming: www.kzsc.org/listen/
Having a great time in Portland, OR. Life Lab's John Fisher is presenting at the International Master Gardens Conference and the AHS National Children & Youth Gardening Symposium. Sharing and learning with 1,500+ garden educators. #2017imgc #2017ncygs @americanhorticulturesociety ... See MoreSee Less
30 educators from across the country shared the power of garden-based learning. Mindfulness in the garden, transplanting with kids, bed prep, and bringing learning to life in the garden were just a few of the topics covered over the two days. Our next workshop is on Outdoor Classroom and Garden Program Management July 27th. ... See MoreSee Less
Life Lab is partnering with PLAE kids shoes and their PLAE-it-forward community give back program. Check out the new styles available and use promo code GIVE210 during checkout and PLAE will donate 10% of your order value back to Life Lab!
We hope you'll join us on Sat., June 3rd for our annual Spring Benefit Brunch. RSVP today, only a few seats left! (Free to attend with opportunity to donate at the event). You don't want to miss this! ~ RSVP HERE: www.lifelab.org/brunch ~ ... See MoreSee Less
Hear about the power of garden-based learning during our short program, and enjoy a delicious, seasonal brunch created by local chefs. This is a free event, and we hope to inspire you to make a meaningful donation toward growing healthy, inspired children. www.lifelab.org/brunch
Rachel PringleSenior Director of ProgramsEducation Outside
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.
Erica CurryTraining and Professional Development ManagerFoodCorps
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.
Sheila BrickenKindergarten TeacherSan Lorenzo Valley Elementary
Thank you for such a wonderful field trip experience! Your leaders did such a great job at keeping our kids engaged.
Tara NeierCamp ParentSummer camp mom
Terry had another awesome two weeks at Life Lab. I think he learns more there than in any other part of his year. School is great, but he’s passionate (and often dogmatic) about what he learns there.