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Seeds! Seeds! Seeds!

Is the rain (or mud) keeping you out of the garden? Use the Square Foot Seeds video to guide classroom (or at-home) preparation of radish...

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....

Virtual Lessons

As former classroom teachers, Amy Bowman and Doug Vernon understood the time and technology constraints that teachers faced as they juggled a new virtual classroom...

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...

Starting Seeds

On the persistent cloudy, rainy days of winter, take an opportunity to plan for spring and get started indoors. Check out these videos for know-how...

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...