District-Led School Garden Programs – Organization & Management

District-Led School Garden Programs – Organization & Management

Webinar Archive
District-Led School Garden Programs Part 1: Organization & Management–
April 19, 2023


This is the 1st of a two part webinar series focusing on school district-wide school garden programs led by school district staff and the unique opportunities and challenges they face. This webinar focused on the organization and management of a district-wide school garden program with examples from three districts across the country of different sizes. We will cover district school garden guides, multiple tiered systems of support (MTSS) and funding streams specifically for school districts. 


Resource Guide, including slide deck and a number of resources.


Presenters included:

  • Phyllicia Moore from Houston Independent School District in Houston, TX
  • Ilana Marder-Epstein of Chicago Public Schools in Chicago, IL
  • Cassidy Furnari of Upland Unified School District in Upland, CA


This webinar featured the topics and participants of the 2022 SGSO Leadership Institute, hosted by Life Lab and Whole Kids Foundation in partnership with the SGSO Network.