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Sweet Potato Smoothie

Move over pumpkin spice latte, the sweet potato smoothie delivers the flavors of fall with a favorable nutritional twist. Print Recipe Sweet Potato Smoothie Servings...

Tropical Smoothie

Adding microgreens can sneak in the nutrition of vegetables while enjoying only tropical fruit flavors. Close your eyes and imagine sitting on the beach as...

Soils Virtual Lesson

Soils: Let’s Dig In! is an interactive Google Slides presentation with video messages from Amy and Doug, drag and drop slides to reinforce vocabulary, and instructions...

Finding Safe Solutions

If you haven’t seen an episode of WGRO News, you are missing out. The weekly news broadcast was Janet Childress’s solution to making sure her...

Kale Kits for Virtual Students

The Plants for Human Health Institute worked with Cabarrus County Schools to gather supplies and develop educational resources for every 2nd grader to plant, grow,...

“Go Bags” Ease Transition Outside

Do you want to utilize outdoor space for teaching, but do not have a designated outdoor classroom? Consider creating “Go Bags.” Each student has their own...

Video: Harvesting Sweet Potatoes

It’s time to don your eyepatch and your best pirate accent to dig for buried treasure in the garden! The sweet potatoes arrrrrgh ready (or...

Thrive Outside

There has never been a better time to consider teaching outside. With the need for social distancing and many schools utilizing a hybrid teaching model,...

Video: Planting Sweet Potatoes

Sowing seeds or digging a hole to bury the rootball of a transplant are the most common means of starting a garden crop, but there...