The Role of School Gardens in Influencing Attitudes of Students Toward Agriculture, Science, and the Environment while Fostering Academic Achievement in Classrooms

Project Overview

Project Type: Graduate Student
Funds awarded in 2002: $10,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2003
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $20,130.00
Region: North Central
State: Indiana
Graduate Student:
Faculty Advisor:
Kathryn Orvis
Purdue University

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: corn, soybeans
  • Fruits: apples, berries (other), melons, citrus, berries (strawberries)
  • Vegetables: beans, beets, broccoli, carrots, cucurbits, peas (culinary), peppers, tomatoes
  • Additional Plants: herbs, native plants, ornamentals


  • Education and Training: demonstration, display, extension, participatory research
    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.