Lending Library

Farm to School has a lending library available where you can check out books about gardening and eating healthy.

Books are due back to the lending library 2 weeks after check-out. Please return to: 
SC Farm to School Program / 1200 Senate Street / Wade Hampton Building, 5th Floor / Columbia, SC 29201

Author

Title

Category

Grades

Barron, RexShowdown at the Food PyramidEating HealthyLower Elementary
Child, LaurenI Will Never Not Ever Eat A TomatoEating HealthyLower Elementary
Ehlert, LoisEating the Alphabet: Fruits and Vegetables from A to ZEating HealthyLower Elementary
Gibbons, GailFrom Seed to PlantEating HealthyLower Elementary
Koller, JackiePeter Spit a Seed at SueEating HealthyLower Elementary
Miller, PatSophie’s SquashEating HealthyLower Elementary
Rockwell, LizzyGood Enough To EatEating HealthyLower Elementary
Sayre, AprilRah, Rah, RadishesEating HealthyLower Elementary
Scott, EmilyDinner From Dirt: Ten Meals Kids Can Grow and CookEating HealthyUpper Elementary
Ayres, KatherineUp, Down, and AroundGardening/Eating HealthyLower Elementary
Coy, JohnTwo Old PotatoesGardening/Eating HealthyLower Elementary
Gourley, RobbinFirst Garden: The White House Garden and How It GrewGardening/Eating HealthyUpper Elementary
Grigsby, SusanFirst Peas to the TableGardening/Eating HealthyLower Elementary
Pryor, KatherineSylvia’s SpinachGardening/Eating HealthyLower Elementary
Stagliano, KatieKatie’s CabbageGardening/Eating HealthyUpper Elementary
Swann, RickOur School GardenGardening/Eating HealthyLower Elementary
Swann, RickOur School GardenGardening/Eating HealthyLower Elementary
Butterworth, ChrisHow Did That Get In My Lunchbox? The Story of FoodLocal Food/Eating HealthyLower Elementary

Author

Title

Category

Grades

Levine, Sarah Flower Talk: How Plants Use Color to Communicate Ecosystems Upper Elementary
Milner, Charlotte The Bee Book Ecosystems Upper Elementary
Rotner, Shelley The Buzz on Bees: Why Are They Disappearing Ecosystems Upper Elementary
Sullivan, Martha If You Love Honey Ecosystems Lower Elementary
Nelson, Kadir If You Plant A Seed Gardening/Ecosystems Lower Elementary
Richards, Jean A Fruit is a Suitcase for Seeds Gardening/Ecosystems Lower Elementary
Siddals, Mary Mckenna Compost Stew Gardening/Ecosystems Lower Elementary
Slade, Suzanne What If There Were No Bees? Gardening/Ecosystems Upper Elementary

Author

Title

Category

Grades

Aston, DiannaA Seed Is SleepyGardeningLower Elementary
Ehlert, LoisPlanting a RainbowGardeningLower Elementary
Lanza, PatriciaLasagna GardeningGardeningTeacher Resource
Larson, NathanTeaching in Nature’s ClassroomGardeningTeacher Resource
Lin, GraceThe Ugly VegetableGardeningLower Elementary
Zoehfeld, KathleenFood Chains and the Food Web in Our Backyard: Secrets of the GardenGardeningLower Elementary
Zoehfeld, KathleenSecrets of the GardenGardeningLower Elementary
Ayres, KatherineUp, Down, and AroundGardening/Eating HealthyLower Elementary
Coy, JohnTwo Old PotatoesGardening/Eating HealthyLower Elementary
Gourley, RobbinFirst Garden: The White House Garden and How It GrewGardening/Eating HealthyUpper Elementary
Grigsby, SusanFirst Peas to the TableGardening/Eating HealthyLower Elementary
Pryor, KatherineSylvia’s SpinachGardening/Eating HealthyLower Elementary
Stagliano, KatieKatie’s CabbageGardening/Eating HealthyUpper Elementary
Swann, RickOur School GardenGardening/Eating HealthyLower Elementary
Swann, RickOur School GardenGardening/Eating HealthyLower Elementary
Nelson, KadirIf You Plant A SeedGardening/EcosystemsLower Elementary
Richards, JeanA Fruit is a Suitcase for SeedsGardening/EcosystemsLower Elementary
Siddals, Mary MckennaCompost StewGardening/EcosystemsLower Elementary
Slade, SuzanneWhat If There Were No Bees?Gardening/EcosystemsUpper Elementary

Author

Title

Category

Grades

Brisson, PatBefore We Eat from Farm to TableLocal FoodLower Elementary
McClure, NikkiTo Market, To MarketLocal FoodUpper Elementary
Butterworth, ChrisHow Did That Get In My Lunchbox? The Story of FoodLocal Food/Eating HealthyLower Elementary

Book Check-Out

To check out one of the above books, please email Michael Cranford at mcranford@scda.sc.gov with the following information:

  • Your Name
  • Organization
  • Mailing Address
  • Physical Address (if different)
  • Email
  • Phone Number
  • Book Author’s Name
  • Title of Book
  • Topic Being Covered: Gardening, Nutrition Education, Agriculture Education, Environmental Education, Eating Local, Other
  • Comments or other suggestions for our Library
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