​What is in it for me?

The gardening project introduces youth to vegetable gardening. The Gardening project is divided into four different levels:

  • Level A: See Them Sprout (3rd and 4th grades)
  • Level B: Let's Get Growing ( 5th and 6th grades)
  • Level C: Take Your Pick (7th-9th grades)
  • Level D: Growing Profits (10th-12th grades)

What can I learn?

You will learn about planning a vegetable garden, planting, fertilizing, different vegetable pests, harvesting, storage techniques and careers.

College Majors

  • Agribusiness
  • Crop Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Food Science
  • Horticulture Science
  • Plant Genetics, Breeding, and Biotechnology
  • Soil and Water Sciences
  • Sustainable Food and Farming Systems
  • Plant Science


  • ​​Agriculture
  • Environment and Ecology