245 School and Community Gardens: A Recipe for Health

Wednesday, March 14, 2012: 3:15 PM-5:15 PM
Convention Center: Room 202
AAHE/Implement Strategies/Interventions/Programs
Presider: Judith A. Ausherman, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH
School and community gardens are a growing trend in the US. How do health teachers incorporate nutrition and healthy eating? How can we grow gardens in university, charter or public schools? How do we integrate gardening, nutrition education and other core subjects? Come hear the answers and learn about three different approaches to garden-based learning.
Cultivating 21st Century Skills: How School Gardening Enhances Health Literacy
Judith A. Ausherman1, Dena A. Deglau2 and Michelle Barton-Verdi1, (1)Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH, (2)University of Maryland, College Park, MD
School Community Gardens: Wellness4All One Mouth at a Time
Robert Knipe, University of Texas Elementary School, Austin, TX and Rebecca Lambdin-Abraham, Austin ISD, Austin, TX
Creating an Interdisciplinary Garden-Based Learning Curriculum: Lessons From the Field
Dena A. Deglau1, Judith A. Ausherman2 and Michelle Barton-Verdi2, (1)University of Maryland, College Park, MD, (2)Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH