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In Teaching in Nature's Classroom: Core Principles of Garden-Based Education, veteran farm and garden educator Nathan Larson shares a philosophy of teaching in the garden through fifteen guiding principles and engaging stories from the field. The book features vivid paintings by mural artist Becky Redelings, an inspiring foreword by Whitney Cohen of Life Lab, and connections to the research literature provided by Alex Wells and Sam Dennis of the Environmental Design Lab at UW-Madison.
Thanks to funding from the Wisconsin Partnership Program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, free ebook and paperback editions are currently available. Visit the Wisconsin School Garden Network at www.wischoolgardens.org to learn more about this publication and other free school garden resources.