The problem within our district is the carbon emissions that result from vehicle transportation. Also, the amount of waste created by our district. To alleviate this problem we have decided to create a school garden. With the school garden students will grow fruits and vegetables that can be used for school lunches. This will decrease the transportation carbon emissions because the amount of food service deliveries will decrease. Also, the weight of the food service truck will lessen, leading to lower fuel consumption. Additionally, within the garden there will be a compost station that will lower the amount of waste created by the school. This compost then can be added back into the garden or school landscaping to fertilize the soil. Creating a garden will encourage environmentally aware habits because students will learn how to garden and the benefits. Also, students will be able to interact with the school community because the garden is for all grades. Lastly, they will grow healthy habits by becoming excited about the gardening process and eating healthy foods.