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

Movement Building in Austin!

 

School garden support superstars (front row) Whitney Cohen – Life Lab; Rachel Pringle – Education Outside, San Francisco; Jane Hirschi – CitySprouts, Cambridge, MA (back row) John Fisher – Life Lab; Nathan Larson – Community Groundworks, Madison, WI; Scott Feille – REAL School Gardens, Fort Worth, TX; and Sam Ullery – State Office of the Superintendent, Washington D.C. are excited to work together growing garden-based education opportunities for kids!

Life Lab's Whitney Cohen was a keynote speaker and John Fisher shared his knowledge and experience in three workshop panels at the 2015 Children and Youth Gardening Symposium of the American Horticulture Society in Austin, TX this month – the largest gathering of garden-based educators in the nation. 

Together with partners from across the country, Life Lab is building the movement for hands-on learning in garden classrooms by sharing successful models and teaching practices. We're impacting well over 100,000 children each year through Life Lab's educator training and curriculum materials, and millions of kids annually as a collaborative network of school garden support organizations. Join us!

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More from our Sowing the Seeds of Wonder workshop: making Garden journals and gazing out over our edible flowers 🌻 @ Life Lab See MoreSee Less

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More photos from our 2-day Sowing the Seeds of Wonder workshop from this past weekend… Seed exploration, mud pies… #ssow #sowingtheseedsofwonder #lifelab @ Life Lab See MoreSee Less

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We hosted a fabulous Sowing the Seeds of Wonder Early Childhood Education workshop here in our Garden Classroom! We designed our own garden on a cracker, made Garden Creatures out of natural materials and so much more! #ssow #lifelab #lifelabgardenclassroom #gardenclassroom @ Life Lab See MoreSee Less

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Those fall colors popping up around the garden. #gardeneducation #lifelab @ Life Lab See MoreSee Less

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We couldn’t do the work we do without partners like FoodCorps!

FoodCorps service members in Pajaro Valley Schools are changing eating habits and connecting kids with nature!

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Hear from kids and adults in FoodCorps partner schools in California, Georgia, and New York about how FoodCorps service has helped transform their cafeterias and classrooms. See MoreSee Less

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We’re headed into the 3 day weekend with a basket of veggies. What late summer veggies are growing in your garden? See MoreSee Less

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A great message for the renewal of plant life the rewards of sustainability for lives to follow. See MoreSee Less

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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 PringleSenior Director of ProgramsEducation 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 CurryTraining and Professional Development ManagerFoodCorps
Thank you for such a wonderful field trip experience! Your leaders did such a great job at keeping our kids engaged.
Sheila BrickenKindergarten TeacherSan Lorenzo Valley Elementary
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.
Tara NeierCamp ParentSummer camp mom