Gardening


As a cook, there’s nothing more empowering than having control over your ingredients. And there’s no better way to ensure their greatness than having grown them yourself. From broccoli to squash blossoms, growing an edible garden is not only a great way to connect with your food, it’s also a […]

Starting An Edible Garden



Organic gardening is a great way to promote children’s learning about and appreciation for the natural world. However, it’s important to keep safety in mind when gardening with preschoolers. Here are a few safety tips. Read more here!

Planting Smart



Nature play is important for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, families, staff, and communities. New research indicates that children who regularly play in nature are growing up healthy, smart, and happy. Our stories from the field show positive examples of Head Start and Early Head Start centers who have found a way […]

Nature-Based Learning and Development