Guiding Practices

Intended to provide guidance to ensure the content, quality and sustainability of school food garden programs in Nova Scotia schools. Incorporating the wisdom, local knowledge, diverse skills and experience of all contributors, these guiding practices will support school communities to develop and sustain their own version of a school food garden program. 

  • Learn in the Garden

  • Connect with Nature

  • Co-Create Welcoming and Inclusive Spaces

  • Strengthen the School Community

  • Create a Safe Environment

  • Sustaining School Food Gardens

  • Evaluate and Share

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