Through face to face network gatherings, leadership institutes, and the first-ever national school garden leadership conference we share best practices, resources and ideas.

SGSOs Unite!

We host network gatherings at like-minded national conferences for an average audience of 70 attendees per event.

Hosts and partnerships vary by gathering.

Growing School Gardens Summit

March 15-18, 2024 in San Diego, CA

A national conference focused entirely on school gardening, the summit will unite 600 educators and leaders to share innovations and harness our collective power for future change.

Hosted by the Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation in partnership with Life Lab and the SGSO Network.

SGSO Leaders

Leadership Institute

December 4-9, 2023 – in Santa Cruz, CA

This week-long gathering provides an opportunity for 45 school garden leaders from 20 organizations across the country to collaborate, learn from one another, and develop resources to share with a national audience.

Apply by August 2 to attend.

Hosted by Life Lab and Whole Kids Foundation, in partnership with the SGSO Network.