Cultivating the values of lifelong learning, sustainability, health, and community.

We thank Willapa Hills Audubon Society for sponsoring a garden AmeriCorps position! This allowed us to increase our reach significantly, and connect hundreds more kids and families with real food and hands-on learning in school gardens.

Produce Sale

There will be fresh-picked veggies, fruit, and flowers at our weekly summer Produce Sale through September. Join us any time between 2:30 and 4:30 on Wednesdays at Northlake Elementary.


Volunteers make it possible for school kids in our area to reap the benefits of garden based learning. Become a volunteer and work toward a smarter, healthier, more connected community.

KATU - Everyday Heroes

The Portland TV station KATU - Channel 2 featured Lower Columbia School Gardens director Ian Thompson in their series Everyday Heroes.

Give to School Gardens

Lower Columbia School Gardens raises a large portion of its budget from private donations. You can join us and help these gardens to grow!

What We Do

Lower Columbia School Gardens helps schools start and sustain dynamic, thriving garden programs. After expanding and refining the garden at Northlake Elementary, our team of educators, students, parents and volunteers set out to establish gardens in other local schools. Now with a presence in several schools, our staff and volunteers garden and cook with hundreds of kids every week.

LSCG helps design and build new gardens, develop curriculum, coordinate community partners and support… [Continue to About page].

Watch the short video on how we connect kids with the real food.

In 2014

Please visit our blog to learn more about what we have done with your help.

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