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A Trio of Literary Connections

Making garden connections to subjects outside science and math is a big part of using the garden to its optimal potential. Here are three ideas...

Sowing Parties

All six Kannapolis City Schools elementary schools recently had a seeding party at the NC State Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI) greenhouses. Doug asked...

Planting papertowels?

Pre-plant your garden squares with the Square Foot Seeds lesson. Glueing root crop seeds (turnip, radish, carrot, beet, etc) to a paper towel at teacher-directed...

Last Call for Sweet Potato Slips

Not sure what to do with your garden beds this summer? We’ve got an easy, fun (and delicious) crop to grow: Sweet potatoes!

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FoodLab: Garden to Table

One of Amy’s favorite experiences of her week at a conference in California, was visiting Pacific Elementary School where all students not only work in...

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In this issue, read about the hydroponics system at Bethel Elementary School, winter maintenance tasks and planning for spring.            ...

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Watch a creative video that inspired a successful garden fundraising effort at Winecoff Elementary School in Concord, NC. Find out what’s happening in the garden...

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It’s been 1 year since Pitts School Road Elementary had a blitz build for their school garden. First grade teacher, Erika Currin, tells us about...