Increase the number of school gardens in Montana
38 schools had gardens
Of the 67 districts with Farm to School activities, 18 included school gardens.
Of districts with Farm to School programs, 35% will include gardens.
Engage/Train both educators and students who are hesitant to participate in school gardens.
Improve upon existing school gardens being under utilized.
School gardens implemented in high need areas, such as Butte and Boulder, have proven to be
School gardens combine both education and healthy eating.
Montana Local Foods Specialist, National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT)