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Social Emotional Learning Primer

Doug and I spent the month of June delivering workshops on Social Emotional Learning in the Garden.  The more I prepared for these workshops the...

3 No-Fail Fall Crops

Fall is often overlooked as a gardening season since there’s more “buzz” around spring planting. But here’s some great news: you can grow a beautiful...

Borrow STEM Supplies

Shopping for “school supplies” is a late summer rite of passage into the new school year. We want to save you some money and help...

Schedule a Workshop

We’ve revamped our ProfessionalDevelopment offerings and invite you to review the topics below. We frequently hear workshop participants say, “I wish my entire grade level...

Teacher Spotlight: Lenora Barron

Lenora Barron has been a physical education teacher for 34 years and will be hanging up her whistle this year. After starting her career in...

Summer Workshops

Registration is now open for four one-day workshops. Amy and Doug are traveling across the state to:  Beaufort County (June 15) Cancelled Forsyth County (June 17) Full...

Teacher Spotlight: Jackie Tingen

It was only 3 years ago that Jackie Tingen met Amy and Doug and began incorporating AgEd into her STEM enhancement classes at Dixon Road...

Teacher Spotlight: Jennifer Brazee

Jennifer Brazee has been teaching for 14 years and is currently a K-5 “Connect” teacher at North Kannapolis Elementary in the Kannapolis City School System....

Start Small: Microgreens

A couple years ago, we fell in love with microgreens as an indoor crop choice. First there were the practical reasons: The start to finish...