Schoolyard Roots

  • Schoolyard Roots students Schoolyard Roots partners with K-5 educators to bring learning to life through teaching gardens. They provide TCS elementary schools with a teaching garden, garden materials, curriculum, and professional development for teachers. In their gardens, students practice reading, science and math through hands-on standards-based instruction. They participate in cooking lessons and student-run farm stands throughout the school year. Schools currently participating:

    • The Alberta School of Performing Arts
    • Central Elementary
    • Oakdale Elementary
    • Tuscaloosa Magnet Elementary
    • University Place Elementary
    • Verner Elementary
    • Woodland Forrest Elementary

      More information on the Gardens 2 Schools program can be found at


  • Stephanie Reinhart 
    Executive Director

  • Schoolyard Roots