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

Grow These Gardens

School Gardens could not exist without supporters like you! Your donation in 2015 will be doubled thanks to matching grants from The Health Care Foundation and Wollenberg Foundation.
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Growing Guides

Spring is here and it's time to get seeds out and wake up the garden. Our new Monthly Planting Guides have the info you need to get started.


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.

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]

In 2014

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