City Schoolyard Garden Project LOI 2014

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Unformatted text preview: ovide CSG with resources to launch a whole measures process among our work and build capacity to record progress toward our goals. About the City Schoolyard Garden The mission of City Schoolyard Garden (CSG) is to cultivate academic achievement, health, environmental stewardship, and community engagement through garden- based, experiential learning. Launched in 2010, CSG provides academic and extracurricular gardening programs for youth in Charlottesville. We currently manage an organic garden at Buford Middle School, which serves all seventh- and eighth- grade students, as well as youth at the adjacent Boys & Girls Club and in Parks & Recreation summer camps. In 2013, in response to requests from the city schools and the community, City Schoolyard Garden expanded our program six fold. By adding a garden in each of the Charlottesville elementary schools we have expanded our programming significantly and now reach well over 2,500 youth in the gardens. Although gardens have been established over the years in Charlottesville public schools, they have faltered largely as a result of teacher, staff, and student/parent turnover. The CSG program break...
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This homework help was uploaded on 03/04/2014 for the course PPOL 4770 taught by Professor Martin during the Spring '11 term at UVA.

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