Getting Healthy Through Gardening curriculum

Cover the the Getting Healthy Through Gardening curriculum binderGetting Healthy Through Gardening engages adults in fun, hands-on nutrition and gardening activities. The research-based information it provides helps participants eat more fruits and vegetables and build gardening skills, and promotes healthier food choices and physical activity. The interactive lessons focus on simple messages, including:

  • Food and nutrition — Making healthy food choices, using the food groups, food safety and nutrition label reading
  • Physical activity to increase fitness
  • Making the most of your food dollars
  • Gardening basics — Planting, cultivating, harvesting, pest control, composting and plant science