Scroll down to find home-based activities, group activities (camps, workshops, etc.), books, podcasts, and online resources all designed to help engage kids with gardening- and agriculture-based learning.

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Home-Based Activities Activities – Provides extensive list of activities for all ages, with materials lists, estimated duration and instructions.

Empress of Dirt – How to Grow Veggies from Kitchen Scraps – Great, no-cost activity to help kids understand how all their produce comes from the garden!

Group Activities

Day Camps

LifeLab Day Camp (Santa Cruz, CA)

The Heal Project Camp (El Granada, CA) – Campers will plant, harvest, cook, hike, discover, craft, laugh and learn during our farm-based camps. Through discovering the wonder of the natural world around us, campers build a deeper connection to nature, themselves and each other.


The Last Stop on Market Street (Matt de la Peña)

The Ugly Vegetables (Grace Lin)

The Gardener (Sarah Stewart)

Salad Pie (Wendy BooydeGraaff)