Urban Harvest offers year-round adult gardening classes in Houston, in addition to our extensive Youth Education program. Gardening education and nutrition for youth is vital to cultivating healthy kids and healthy communities in Houston. We offer advice, gardening classes, and services to provide parents, teachers, and administrators with information to build and maintain a successful and sustainable school garden program in Houston, TX.
Houston Garden Education
We offer 50+ gardening classes around Houston each year. Subjects range from caring for fruit trees to Certification Courses in permaculture and growing organically. From classrooms to garden sites, there are no age limits when it comes to learning. Want to become a garden educator, join our Edible Academy.
Urban Harvest also has school partnerships to develop outdoor classrooms including programming with an Urban Harvest garden educator and project management. Garden education programs are delivered after school or during school to enrich curriculum. Standard subjects include social studies, math, science and language arts. In addition, we explore nutrition, food systems and native habitats and ecosystems at elementary and middle schools in the Houston and Spring Branch ISDs.
Our Edible Academy offers CPE (Continuing Professional Education) meet the Texas Education Agency (TEA) requirements for continuing education. Classes indicating CEPH (Continuing Education Program Hours) meet the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners (TBAE) requirements for sustainable design continuing education.