A new school year has started with subtle yet significant changes to the REAL School Garden education program. New “Evergreen Training” name, but the goal remains the same. As we prepare for the new garden coordinator meeting, I can’t help to reflect on this sustainability flow I wrote before our May 2014 Garden Coordinator meeting. Sustainability or maintenance of the teaching garden seems to be a common topic of concern and interest for our outdoor learning leaders.
As experts in the garden-based education movement, we aspire to work with instructional leaders, teachers, and garden coordinators to: