With 33 acres of forests, fields, a stream, greenhouses, and a barn full of animals, Great Kids Farm (GKF) offers hands-on opportunities for students to connect farm and plate. Owned and operated by Baltimore City Public Schools Food & Nutrition Services, the farm supports the City Schools Blueprint for Success with education programs that reinforce curricular concepts, strengthen environmental literacy, and promote healthy habits for the whole child.
Student experiences at Great Kids Farm include:
School gardens are valuable resources as versatile spaces for enriching student learning across subjects, ages, and abilities. Our Farm to School staff provides technical assistance for gardens of all shapes and sizes– ranging from indoor windowsill arrangements to outdoor greenhouses and raised beds.
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