MN Green Schools Coalition

The MN Green Schools Coalition is a network of the state’s strongest advocates leading the charge for healthy learning environments for our children while inspiring environmental stewardship in students of all ages. Working together, coalition members strive to help students, teachers, families, and school representatives LEARN MORE, TAKE ACTION, and MOVE FORWARD creating greener schools throughout Minnesota.

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Celebrating Schoolyard Garden Planting Week!

13244643_1213644182014712_230331530662000291_nSenator John Marty (66), Representative Alice Hausman (66A), Councilmember Amy Brendmoen (Saint Paul, Ward 5), Saint Paul Public Schools BOE Director Vanderwert and Assistant Superintendent Lisa Sayles-Adams pose with Ecology Immersion Inquiry students and their teacher, Mr. Tim Chase, in front of their new student-designed pollinator garden.

May 23rd- 27th was Schoolyard Garden Planting Week as proclaimed by Governor Mark Dayton. Minnesota Schools Celebrated Planting Week by hosting a Green Apple Day of Service project! View pictures from planting week here!

Special thanks to the amazing teachers, garden coordinators and school leaders who make schoolyard gardens and outdoor learning space a reality for their students.