About the MVMS Garden

Mission Statement

The MVMS garden project seeks to provide a place of beauty for all members of our community to enjoy. The garden will be used to educate, work, relax and play.

The MVMS garden project will provide a living laboratory in order to conduct scientific inquiries and encourage environmental stewardship.  Students will be able to observe and investigate, leading to a better understanding of the natural world.

The MVMS garden project seeks to promote healthy living through active hands-on learning.  It hopes to encourage better nutrition by involving students in the food production process and enhancing the school’s nutrition program.

The MVMS garden project will teach students a life skill while fostering curiosity and imagination, and inspiring life-long learners.

Goals:

  1. Provide a location and context to conduct scientific inquiries.
  2. Educate students about good nutrition & improve their eating habits.
  3. Teach students a life skill.
  4. Encourage respect for the environment and the school.
  5. Reduce the school’s environmental footprint.

Long-Term:

  1. Provide an outdoor classroom location.
  2. Enhance subjects with hands-on learning.
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