Welcome to Trevecca Urban Farm, located on the campus of Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, Tennessee. "Our Roots Go Deep"

Our Mission: "Our task is to work as neighbors with neighbors to foster the healing of our place "

Educational Activities: "Learn from nature to build better community"


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Links to more information:

School Gardens Can Help Kids Learn Better and Eat Healthier. So Why Aren't they Everywhere?

In this article, Joseph Erbentraut makes the case for garden-based learning in schools.
Planting school gardens, growing futures
by Brigitee Griswold, Director of Youth Programs, The Nature Conservancy

Through direct engagement in a garden space, The Nature Conservancy is hoping to better prepare youth with the tools needed to protect the environment and their local communities.

Learn about community gardens on public lands in Nashville, TN. Includes links for obtaining land-use permits, locating gardening groups, finding seeds and gardening tools, etc.

Metro Nashville created as that primary source for information. It includes a map of the dozen gardens they know about, plus twice as many city-owned properties that are now available.

Instructional video links:

About Worms--Their characteristics and care
The presentation describes the physical characteristics of worms, and how they contribute to nutrient-rich soil. Understanding specific environmental needs of worms allows us to care for worms and utilize them to enrich the soil in our urban gardens. Runtime: 13 minutes 50 seconds
Creation Care - Layer Cake Gardening Demonstration
A demonstration in creation care. Layer cake gardening.
Mission Nashville 2013
Community outreach projects including urban gardening
When Bees Swarm
Describes why bees leave a hive and swarm to a new location. Demonstrates recovering a swarm with the queen in order to transfer the colony to a new hive. Runtime: 6 minutes 40 seconds.

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