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SECREd Gardens

Girl looking at flowerImpacting Fresno State and the Community

The garden will address healthy eating habits, play-based learning, early science experiences, teacher training and community food scarcity issues. Fresno State will be positioned to develop an interdisciplinary community model and training facility that can support the growing need for play-based outdoor learning and science experiences in birth-12th-grade education, while addressing larger university and community nutrition and food scarcity. 

Garden Impact

  • K-12 Students: the gardens will be used as a field trip venue where children can experience science and play-based learning.
  • Teachers: prepares teachers in Next Generation Science Standards - learning curriculum and professional development.
  • Fresno State Students: the food produced at the garden will support at-need students and also be a venue for nutrition education.
  • Community: the gardens will be a venue that the community can use for enrichment programs. camps and STEM programs.