Tend, Gather & Grow is place-based curriculum about plants, local landscapes, and the rich cultural traditions that surround them.
Tend, Gather and Grow (Tend) is a K-12 curriculum that focuses on native and naturalized plants of the Pacific Northwest region. Through hands-on activities, students explore themes in cultural ecosystems, herbal medicine, plant technologies, tree communities, and wild food traditions. Northwest Native American plant knowledge and stories are woven throughout the curriculum. The 60+ lessons align with Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics (STEAM) education principles and Next Generation Science Standards.