Building School Gadrens is a program of Openlands. Founded in 1963, Openlands is one of the nation’s oldest and most successful metropolitan conservation organizations, having helped secure, protect, and provide public access to more than 55,000 acres of land for parks, forest preserves, wildlife refuges, land and water greenway corridors, and urban gardens.
How to get involved
2-6 hours per week. This will be more time intensive around the installation day and depends on how many others are involved in the maintenance of the garden.
School gardens are vital to help connect children with the outdoors. Here you'll find the information you need to get started!