Every April communities, organizations, and individuals nationwide celebrate gardening during National Garden Month. Gardeners know, and research confirms, that nurturing plants is good for us: attitudes toward health and nutrition improve, kids perform better at school, and community spirit grows. Join the celebration and help to make America a greener, healthier, more livable place! Learn more About National Garden Month
Connect with a Local Farmer
Help kids make the connection to where their food comes from by inviting a farmer to your site, planning a field trip to a farm, or visit a farmers’ market. To get started, visit The Maryland’s Best website to locate a farmer and farmer. If you would like to plan a field trip to a farmers’ market, visit Maryland’s Farmers’ Market Association to locate a market.
- If you would like to plan a visit to your site with a farmer, use this FSNE Invite a Farmer to the Classroom.
- Use this Farmers Market Field Trip guide to plan and pay for a farm field trip.
FSNE Farm to School