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Toddler holding a leaf at the Urban Roots teaching farm


Family Friendly Reno Garden Education

Bring your preschooler for hands-on, outdoor learning! Story time, planting, harvesting, and sensory discovery are just a few of the activities you will experience alongside your child. Garden-based education is fantastic for imaginative learning  and getting your hands dirty!

Fall 2023

September: Leafing Summer Behind

$25 per day

September 15th, 21st, & 29th

Help Urban Roots welcome the fall season with crafts, stories, and a fall harvest!

October: Jurassic Garden

$25 per day

October 13th & 19th


Stomp around on the farm this month as we explore the wonderful world of dinosaurs!

November: Music in the Garden

$25 per day

November 11th &16th

Come make music and explore the beautiful sounds of nature on the farm!

Spring 2024

March: Muddy Mystery

$25 per day

March 1st & 15th

Come down to the farm and help us explore and search for clues to see if spring is really here. Your Little Gardener will search for budding flowers, listen for the chirping of birds, and marvel at the vibrant colors of Spring!

April: Bogs & Frogs

$25 per day

April 12th & 26th

Get ready for a ribbiting adventure as we explore the wonders that wetlands have to offer. Come and learn all about the plants and animals that live in these squishy and muddy habitats!

May: Farmyard Friends

$25 per day

May 10th & 24th

Join us on the farm as we discover the wonderful world of farm animals. Your little one will meet farm animals, learn how to take care of them, and explore our enchanting garden!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the age range for participants?

Students 2-4 years old may participate.

Where does Little Gardeners take place?

All of our programming is located at our Urban Teaching Farm (1700 E 2nd Street in Reno). 

When does the program run?

It is from 9-11am 2-3 times per month. We run this program in the spring and fall. We close the program during the summer and winter months.

How much does it cost?

Tuition is $25 per student. 

What equipment should I bring?

Dress to be outside all morning! It will also be helpful to bring a water bottle, sunscreen, a hat and closed toe shoes.

Dig Into Our Little Gardeners Program

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