Why are school kitchen gardens so amazing? Teachers and psychologists have been researching and documenting their impact for a while now. Developing awareness for the environment, engaging students in their learning, fostering community participation, increasing self-esteem, improving diet,
increasing physical activity … are some of the attributes school kitchen gardens are given.
So yes, there is no doubt that school kitchen gardens are great. Now, what if we took them one step further? What if a kitchen garden would become the entry point for a bigger transformation in the school and the community around it?