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Ms. Brandon from Hawthorne CA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Edible and Enjoyable School Garden

Help me give my students a garden to teach others about the importance of healthy food and spending time outside!

  • $996 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are special because they want to make the world a better place for future generations through activism, education and volunteerism. They are inspired to lead and teach others about the benefits of having a garden. My students have very diverse backgrounds and many do not have access to outdoor spaces in their homes.

My students are the next generation of environmental stewards for their school and community.

They want to provide a outdoor garden space for all students to learn about food production and he natural environment. Their outdoor garden will provide a quiet space for students to relax or unwind during the school day.

My Project

Environmental science is best taught in the environment. My students will have a place to spend time outside and see real food growing. They will be able to learn about nutrients and how important they are for all living organisms in real life, not just from a textbook. This project will allow students to experiment and develop a best practice plan for gardening based upon the USDA Hardiness Zone of our area.

Students will host gardening and cooking demonstrations to explain the importance of spending time outside and healthy foods.

My students aim to encourage others to make better food choices for them and the environment. The garden plans they create will be distributed to families as a easy and lost cost to guide for gardening.

Ms. Brandon
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hudson 48"W x 48"L Screwless Vinyl Garden Bed • Amazon Business $74.25 4 $297.00
Dura-Trel 11203 Greenfield Potting Bench, White • Amazon Business $131.24 1 $131.24
Miracle Gro Dual Chamber Compost Tumbler – Outdoor Bin with Easy-Turn System, 2 Sliding Doors, Sturdy Steel Frame – All Season Composter , BPA-Free + FREE Scotts Gardening Gloves (2 X 18.5gal/70L) • Amazon Business $97.90 1 $97.90
Marathon Dual-Wheel Residential Yard Rover Wheelbarrow and Yard Cart - Green • Amazon Business $69.99 1 $69.99
Raindrip R560DP Automatic Container and Hanging Baskets Kit • Amazon Business $39.98 1 $39.98
California Native Mixed Wildflowers - 13 Choice Varieties of California Natives .2 Oz. • Amazon Business $7.99 3 $23.97
Herb Drying Rack Net Dryer 6 Layer 2ft Black W/Green Zippers Mesh Hydroponics • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
15,000 Non GMO Heirloom Vegetable Seeds Survival Garden 32 Variety Pack by Open Seed Vault • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
Vgo 10-Pairs Nitrile Coating Gardening and Work Gloves (Size L,Grey, NT2110) • Amazon Business $11.38 1 $11.38
Vgo 10-Pairs Nitrile Coating Gardening and Work Gloves (Size M, Blue, NT2110) • Amazon Business $10.43 1 $10.43
EWEI'S HomeWares Premium 5-Blade Herb Scissors with Cover and Cleaning Brush, Stainless Steel Multi Blade Shears, Herb Cutter, Kitchen Shears • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Fiskars All Steel Bypass Pruning Shears • Amazon Business $9.60 1 $9.60

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