Community Garden Member at Island Girl Power

Community Garden Member at Island Girl Power

Community Garden plots are available for any member of the community. Adopt your own plot, choose what you will plant and grow, learn how to be a gardener, and share your knowledge with others in the Community Garden community. Once you reap your harvest, you can share it with anyone in your community who needs fresh produce. 

Preparation Instruction:
Attend monthly meeting on the 3rd Saturday of every month to reserve your plot at $5 for 6 months. Select types of plants to be grown .

Activity Instruction:
Plant and Care for your garden over 6 months.
Work and take pictures of all the steps involved in setting up your garden. 
Attend one garden meeting per month.
Spend a minimum of 2 hours per week tending to your garden and helping others with theirs. 
Be sure to sign in and out each time you visit your garden so hours may be clocked in.
Plant and maintain your garden plot.
Research recipes that use your produce as an ingredient. 
When your garden is ready for harvesting, donate some to senior citizens or anyone in your community who may need fresh produce. 
Take pictures from start to harvest to donation, and post on social media with the hashtag #guamservicelearning #community garden.

Reflection Instruction:
In order to earn service learning hours, a reflection needs to be turned into a teacher who can input the hours into Power School. You need to address: What did you do? What did you learn? How was this an example of public service? 

Learning Standards/Objectives:
To give students an opportunity to learn from other gardeners basic garden care and general planting basics they can use throughout their lives. To connect students with real world issues affecting gardeners and farmers on Guam. To encourage students to research various recipes they can make with their produce.

Science Standard 2: Life Science

Students understand the diversity and unity of living organisms, the living environment, and principles of ecology.
BI.2.22 Understand and describe how organisms (your plants) are influenced by a particular combination of living and nonliving components of the environment (sun, water, fertilizer, etc.).

Social Studies Standard 4: Government and Civics

Students learn to achieve civic competence by studying the structures of power, authority, and governance.

AG.4.16 Practice personal character traits that facilitate thoughtful and effective participation in civic life, including thefollowing:

• Responsibility, accountability, and self-reliance

AG.4.17: Explain the importance of thoughtful and effective participation in civic life, including the following:

• Performing public service


  Name: Juanita Blaz
 Phone: 989-1604
Organization/Agency/Business Name: Island Girl Power

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