Understanding the Barriers for School Garden Success: Expert Consensus to Guide Extension Programming
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Webb, Susan, John M. Diaz, and Catherine Campbell. 2018. “Understanding the Barriers for School Garden Success: Expert Consensus to Guide Extension Programming: WC315, 8/2018”. EDIS 2018 (4). Gainesville, FL. https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-wc315-2018.


Research has found that youth involvement in school gardens leads to numerous benefits. However, teachers and support organizations must overcome barriers for garden sustainability. This 4-page document discusses barriers for school garden success and how Extension faculty can help education professionals overcome them. Written by Susan Webb, John Diaz, and Catherine Campbell and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, August 2018.

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