The Great Garden Detective Adventure


The Great Garden DetectiveAdventure Now Available

Request a print copy for your school today!

Team Nutrition invites 3rd and 4th grade students to discover what fruits and vegetables are sweetest, crunchiest, and juiciest through a series of investigations and fun educational experiences.






The Great Garden Detective Adventure is an 11-lesson curriculum that includes:

  • bulletin board materials to track plant growth,
  • veggie dice to help students learn the vegetable subgroups,
  • fruit and vegetable flash cards for classroom activities,
  • photographs of mature plants- to assist with identification of plants ready for harvesting,
  • and 10 issues of Garden Detective News for parents/caregivers (the curriculum comes with packs of 35 of each newsletter; additional newsletters can also be ordered).

Ordering Information:
Elementary schools participating in the Federal Child Nutrition programs may request the curriculum at: There is a limit of 1 curriculum per order; requests for more than 1 copy (e.g., for multiple classrooms implementing the curriculum at the same time) should be sent to


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