Community and School Gardens

Course Title: Env Studies 600: Community and School Gardens in Southwest Madison
Semester: Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014
Instructor/CUE Affiliate: Ashleigh Ross and Sam Dennis, Jr.
Community Partner: Toki Middle School, Front Yard Gardens, Meadowood Neighborhood Center, and Orchard Ridge United Church of Christ

middle school students, with a Nelson Institune student,  presenting their collaborative projecta group photo of middle school students and the capstone group

Abstract: This capstone course works directly with 6th grade teachers and students from Toki Middle School to design their school and community garden. The course covers environmental education, garden and landscape design, and community gardening.

Student Learning Goals:

CUE Project Area: Southwest Madison


  • Spring 2013 [syllabus]
  • Summer 2013 [syllabus]
  • Fall 2013 [syllabus]
  • Spring 2014 [syllabus]