Calling all elementary and middle school students!

We invite you to submit a piece of art to be featured on greeting cards this winter as part of a school gardens fundraiser. Art should address the question: what do school gardens and classroom cooking mean to you?

Submission guidelines

  • Submit by Sunday, November 8th
  • Original size should be 8.5″x11″ (letter size paper)
  • Submit as a jpg or png file
  • Email to with the subject line: artwork for [student name]
  • In the email include your school and grade, and your parent/guardian’s name & contact info

Artwork selection

A total of 4 pieces of art will be selected (2 elementary, 2 middle). If your artwork is selected, your art will be announced on social media and featured in a greeting card that is sold on our website as a fundraiser for school gardens. You will also receive the following:

  • Common Threads stickers
  • Your choice of one (1) of a Common Threads t-shirt, apron, or mug
  • Your choice of one (1) of the food education books featured in our store on the website
  • The knowledge that you have helped school gardens!