Resources for Schools

Stephen Ritz, Author, Educator, Innovator, Urban Farmer

StephenRitz.com: Stephen Ritz, Author, Educator, Innovator, Urban Farmer, Bronx, NY

Video: Stephen Ritz, Global Teacher Prize, Top 10 Finalist, The Green Bronx Machine: His Story

Video: Green Bronx Machine – The Power of the Plant

Video: Stephen Ritz, TED Talk 2012

MUST READ: The Power of the Plant: A Teacher’s Odyssey to Grow Healthy Minds and Schools

Schools & Educators in the News!

Video: Edith Wolford Elementary Garden Club, Colorado Springs, CO

Video: Garden to Groceries Project, Boys & Girls Club, Memphis, TN

Video: West Wilson Middle School, Mt. Juliet, TN

Video: Cape Coral High School, Cape Coral, FL

Video: First Presbyterian Preschool with Living Towers, Mount Dora, FL

Resources for the Classroom

PBLU.org: The Tower Garden Challenge Project (download free teaching guide)

TowerGarden.com: How to Grow a School Garden that Engages Students

Video: Tower Gardens in Schools

KidsGardening.org: Grant Opportunities for School and Youth Garden Programs

KidsGardening.org:  Gardening Books & Curricula (soil-based gardens)

Video: Tower Garden in the classroom: Intro to Grant Writing by Melody Timberlake

TowerGarden.com: Classroom Curriculum: CCSS- and NGSS-aligned Lesson Plans (download free plans)

Tower Garden Information from Tower Garden

TowerGarden.com: Everything You Need to Know about Indoor Gardening

Video: What is Tower Garden Vertical Aeroponic Growing System?

Video: How Tower Garden Works

Video: How to Assemble your Tower Garden

Video: How to Fill the Reservoir, Add Nutrients and Test pH

Video: How to Start Seed & Transplant Seedlings

Community Networks

Facebook: Growing Young Minds: Teachers and Towers

Twitter: Tower Garden Teachers

 

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