Young Urban Farmers believes that getting children involved in urban farming will be beneficial to their health and appreciation of fresh foods. As a parent or teacher with busy schedules and dozens of tasks to juggle, YUF will create and setup a delicious and nutritious edible garden for you and your family (or classroom). Paired with our Dig In! Urban Farming for Kids book, you and your kids can have a healthy and fun summer!
Dig In! Urban Farming for Kids
YUF’s Dig In! Urban Farming for Kids was developed by teachers and graduates of The Ontario College of Teachers for parents and teachers in mind. The interactive lessons in Dig In! is suitable for elementary grades and matched to the Ontario Curriculum. The curriculum highlight on literacy and numeracy in interactive ways for individual or group learning. View sample lessons and learn more about Dig In!.
“It’s more of an educational value than anything else. Realistically, you will tend to buy most of your vegetables at the shop. But every little bit counts.”
-Sofia (and daughter Sasha), North Toronto