The award-winning Early Sprouts "seed to table" gardening and nutrition curriculum fosters enthusiasm for healthy foods in young children.

  • Award-Winning Program

    Recipient of the Healthy Youth for a Healthy Future Champion Award, the National Gardening Association's Healthy Sprouts Award, and the Mary Abbot Hess Award from the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics.

  • Research-Based Approach

    The Early Sprouts 24-week preschool gardening and nutrition curriculum introduces children to vegetables through a variety of experiences.


    A self-paced course provides early childhood educators with background, teaching methods, and tools for implementing the Early Sprouts approach.

  • Supporting Picky Eaters Webinar

    Free Webinar for early childhood educators on Wednesday, November 19th. Click to learn more and sign-up!

Early Sprouts preschool children are excited about vegetables! Their enthusiasm helps prevent childhood obesity and improves health in families, schools, and communities.

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Engage young children in gardening, sensory exploration, and cooking throughout the school year.

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Target Vegetables

Six target vegetables are the focus of exploration and discovery, which includes family involvement.

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Supporting picky eaters - free live webinar on Wednesday, November 19. Space is limited, sign-up now!

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