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

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George Washington Carver wrote the following based on his experiences with school gardening at the Children’s House, an elementary school on the grounds of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial School (later renamed Tuskegee University): Nature study as it comes from th [...]

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Growing Healthy, Inspired Kids Locally – Cultivating the Movement Nationally

A generous friend of Life Lab has offered a $25,000 challenge gift to help us extend our resources to more high-need schools. Help us match this gift by Dec. 31st to make these vital opportunities real for kids here and across the country! [...]

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New Edition of The Growing Classroom!

A brand new edition of our most popular garden and nutrition activity guide is hot off the presses! The 4th Edition of The Growing Classroom includes new and updated hands-on activities to bring learning to life for elementary school students. There is a new chapter [...]

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Branching Out for Food Justice – FoodWhat Benefit Dinner

Please Join Us! Learn more and register at www.foodwhat.org [...]

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Bee-licious Days

The last two days at the Garden Classroom have been buzzing. Today we shook out two hives that came in via mail order. We initiated the observational hive and a normal hive. The day before a hive landed in a rosemary bush.  Shaking in the Observation Hive &nbs [...]

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Rolling into the New Year

Life Lab Holiday Roller Party We are looking forward to a new year of bringing learning to life in a garden. As we get ready to roll we invite you to take a look at our staff holiday party pics. The Santa Cruz Roller Palladium hosted our mini-ga [...]

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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.
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