Farmers 2050

Farmers 2050 reached 100% of the goal for Little Green Thumbs! Want to know how much Nutrien LTD believes in Little Green Thumbs? Check it out!

Celebrating 10 years!

For 10 years, our school gardens have been growing more than just food! Hands-on, minds-on exploration to bring learning to life! What better for a birthday than a few FREE gifts … for YOU! Check out our special 10th anniversary website and find some new resources at the bottom of our page!

We make learning come alive!

Little Green Thumbs give students and teachers the tools to grow food right in their own classrooms.

We're Growing!

Every year we get closer to our vision of A Garden in Every School, A School in Every Garden. Check out our latest School Report for the 2016/2017 school year.

I'm ready to grow!

I'm a Little Green Thumbs teacher

I'd like to support the program

What’s Sprouting

All of the latest news and updates from Little Green Thumbs.

Garden Your Mind

Garden Your Mind There is a saying, “Your mind is a garden, your thoughts are the seeds. You can grow flowers, or you can grow weeds”. We can tend our minds, just as we tend our gardens, but instead of growing carrots or tomatoes, we grow our brains (or the synaptic...

read more

What we do

Little Green Thumbs is an indoor gardening program that brings your classroom to life.

We equip teachers with the tools, skills and training to grow classroom gardens. A Little Green Thumbs garden supports inquiry-based, hands-on and cross-curricular learning. Youth unlock the magic of food and agriculture education and explore the connections between their health, environment and food system.

The results

Each year we get closer to our vision of a garden in every school and a school in every garden! For 10 years, Little Green Thumbs has been improving food literacy, cultivating environmental stewardship and transforming classroom environments for over 80,000 students.  

GARDENS

TEACHERS

SCHOOLS

STUDENTS

Roots across the country

Little Green Thumbs is growing in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Newfoundland and Labrador. The LGT program is delivered regionally by our local non-profit and educational ‘host’ organizations. We are always looking to grow our Little Green Thumbs family! Find out who’s in our family and where we are growing.

Our promise, your adventure

We’re here to help. A classroom garden should integrate into classroom life and learning, acting as an extension to your learning environment. As a Little Green Thumbs teacher, you’ll have access to program materials, lesson plans, how-to videos and ongoing support from your local coordinator. Check out some sample Little Green Thumbs activities and resources below!

“Little Green Thumbs has infused energy and life into our science, math and language arts curriculums!”

– Little Green Thumbs Teacher, Newfoundland

Are you ready to grow?

Our funding partners make our gardens grow!

Thanks to our national partner

Join our mailing list!

Subscribe to receive inspiration, free resources and gardening tips straight to your inbox!

For a limited time, you'll receive a digital copy of AITC-Canada's newest illustrated children's book, Blossom's Big Job - available in French or English! Link to book downloads will be sent after subscribing.

Thanks for joining, talk soon!