Resources Categories


Design ( 14 Files )

Global garden design

Food cultures

Food cultures ( 32 Files )

Farming and food throughout history and across cultures

Millenium Development Goals

Millenium Development Goals ( 10 Files )

Aims to halve extreme poverty; ensure environmental sustainability; reduce child mortality...


Curriculum ( 9 Files )

Ways in which school gardens fit into the curriculum

Sustainable living

Sustainable living ( 35 Files )

6 Rs: rethink, refuse, reuse, reduce, repair, recycle; renewable energy and materials; Peak-everything

Earth stewardship

Earth stewardship ( 8 Files )

Beliefs about environment and responsibility across faiths, history and cultures; one planet farming

Climate change

Climate change ( 34 Files )

Causes and impact; mitigation and adaptation; climate justice: carbon trading, climate negotiations, who pays for adaptation?

Trade justice

Trade justice ( 11 Files )

World Trade Organisation and unfair trade rules; fair trade and fair miles

Growing skills

Growing skills ( 45 Files )

Sustainable growing methods

Food security

Food security ( 36 Files )

Global food supply chain; land rights; sustainable agriculture

Did you know?

My wild ancestors originated in Afghanistan over 3000 years ago

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I originated in the South American Andes mountains

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I originated in Southern Europe and Western Asia around 2000 BC ago

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I am part of the rose family and native to Central Asia.

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I am the world’s most important salad plant.

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I come from the Andes Mountains and was first cultivated about 7,000 years ago.

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I originated in South and Central Asia dating back to 3500 BC.

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Scientists are unsure whether I originated in Central Asia, Ethiopia or the Mediterranean.

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I originated in Central and South America

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My wild ancestors are fond throughout Asia and Europe.

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I am a delicious fruit, native to Eastern Asia, with wide culinary and medicinal uses.

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I originated in Persia (modern day Iran) and spread to China around 600AD.

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My small wild ancestors are found in temperate areas all over the Old World.

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I am native to the Central Americas and was first domesticated in Mexico, by at least 2600 BC.

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I am native to the Americas and was cultivated by the Aztecs as early as 700 AD.

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