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Cultivating Health & Well-being in School Gardens

Featuring Nathan Kennard Larson. A free public event presented by The Culinary History Enthusiasts of Wisconsin (CHEW).

Jun 5, 2024


In addition to being vibrant outdoor learning environments, school gardens can support the overall health well-being of children in important ways. Join us to hear stories and learn about the many benefits of garden-based learning and the growing school garden movement.

Nathan Kennard Larson (he/him)

Nathan Kennard Larson (he/him) has worked in the fields of garden- and nature-based education for the past 25 years. He currently serves on the teaching faculty and as co-chair of Landscape and Urban Studies in the Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture at UW-Madison. His teaching practice and courses focus on community-based learning, school garden and outdoor classroom co-design, community food systems, and well-being in urban nature. He helped establish the Wisconsin School Garden Network and School Garden Support Organization Network, and is the author of Teaching in Nature's Classroom: Principles of Garden-Based Education.

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