We are delighted to support the ‘GROW AT SCHOOL’ sponsorship programme and are actively sponsoring 2 School Gardens in the Fingal areas of Howth & Swords.
GROW at School is a food education programme that aims to increase food literacy in primary schools. Through garden-based learning and hands-on growing experiences it aims to help students develop a deeper understanding of where healthy, sustainable food comes from. This is called ‘food empathy’.
Through sponsorship, ‘Grow at School’ provide schools with food growing materials and curriculum-linked lesson plans that support school gardens, classroom growing, and learning the why behind GIY (Grow It Yourself). Put together, the programme aims to change knowledge, attitudes and behaviour around food.
It is proven that gardening promotes health & wellbeing (physical, mental social), learning about the environment (food growing, food choices, food system & zero waste) and promotes a shared future (sustainable action & shared knowledge)
For more information visit: https://giy.ie/programmes/grow-at-school/
We’re looking forward to seeing the produce from our little growers!
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