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Garden Grants Available from Tennessee Farm Bureau

Each school in your area can apply for Agriculture in the Classroom's Outdoor Classroom Garden Mini-Grant Program. The grant offers $500 for first-time applicants then $250 annually to maintain the educational garden. 


The grant is designed to show that agriculture is an integral part of our everyday environment. Farms, wildlife, forestry, people and cities are all interrelated with agriculture. The gardens can demonstrate the connection between agriculture, food, fiber, conservation, wildlife and the urban environment while teaching math, science, language arts and more.


Agriculture in the Classroom lesson plans are also available at tnfarmbureau.org/content/teacher-lesson-plans-resources to assist with youth development.


You can access details, application and more online at tnfarmbureau.org/content/grants-tours#garden%20grant or contact Agriculture in the Classroom staff by email at dstrasser@tfbf.com or phone at 931-388-7872, ext 2217.


Dan Strasser

Director, Special Programs
Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation