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There are big changes inside the City Schools of Decatur cafeterias. Watch this Decatur Farm to School video to learn more about the fresh vegetables and fruits hitting the lunch trays each day and the enthusiastic responses from the students. The cafeteria has invested in your child’s health. Invest in the cafeteria by buying lunch for your child. Purchase a lunch today!

Decatur Farm to School is an official program of the Wylde Center. #gowylde

Check out Rentals and Birthdays at the Oakhurst Garden

Join us at the Oakhurst Garden for your special occasion! We have several options including themed packages with magical and talented hosts. Great way to have an eco-friendly party and enjoy our beautiful natural space.

You may purchase a gift certificate for a class, plants, events, membership, or a birthday party. Choose from $15, $25, or $50 increments. This a great way to honor someone who already enjoys what the Wylde Center has to offer or introduce someone to the Wylde Center for the first time.

Wylde Center Wish List

Looking for the perfect gift for a friend for family member? Want to support the Wylde Center, but not necessarily join as a member? Choosing an item from our Wish List is the perfect solution.

Wondering what has changed, what has stayed the same since the Oakhurst Community Garden Project name changed to the Wylde Center?  Watch this Tin Rooster Media produced video for your answer.

Meg Pease Oakhurst Community Garden came into my life at a time when I needed it the most. When our first child was delivered stillborn this July after an uncomplicated pregnancy, I thought I might lose my mind in my grief. Some days it was all I could do to get out of bed to…

Katrina Bergbauer When I learned that a new community garden space had started just across the street, I was so curious to find out how I might get involved. At the beginning, volunteering at Sugar Creek Garden was appealing because I could (1) learn about organic gardening, (2) get to know others in my community…

Cultivating a vibrant greenspace is part of our mission. Corbin Rainbolt may know the Oakhurst Garden better than any of us I moved to my current home when I was in kindergarten. I loved my new house with all of its windows, the porch out in the backyard and the huge trees all around it….

Chickens, Bees, Frogs, Kale, Basil, Peas – Oh My! A Photo Essay- How One Teacher Uses the Oakhurst Garden The Oakhurst Garden – A Destination Classroom When Allison Mansfied started teaching as a Pre-K teacher at the College Heights Early Learning Center, she was told early on that the Oakhurst Community Garden Project (OCGP) is…

Cultivating a community of environmental stewards is part of the OCGP mission. OCGP Field Trips = Smart Choices (Field Trips at the Oakhurst Garden engage students like no other destination. Nature is all around!) As the newest member of the OCGP staff, I am amazed by the garden’s involvement with local youth through our schools,…