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Students learn how to sustain themselves - Western Advocate

Students learn how to sustain themselves - Western Advocate | School Gardening | Scoop.it

Students learn how to sustain themselves. School Garden project coordinator Jan Page said school kitchen gardens provide meaningful, hands-on learning experiences and some schools see their gardens as central to all areas of the...


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Nourishing the Nation One Tray at a Time: Farm to School Initiatives in the Child Nutrition Reauthorization | Hunger Free Communities Network

The Hunger Free Communities Network (HFC Network) is a nation-wide platform for coalitions, campaigns and collaborations committed to ending hunger in their localities to learn from each other and share their knowledge and experience with other...

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How to Plant Garlic in Containers The Gardener | Apartment Therapy Re-Nest

How to Plant Garlic in Containers The Gardener | Apartment Therapy Re-Nest | School Gardening | Scoop.it

"October is the best time to plant garlic pretty much everywhere in the United States, but you don't need a garden to grow garlic. The bulbs grow well when planted in wide, deep containers that are set in a nice sunny spot." 

 

Or even a partly sunny spot. A balcony will do fine.

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How Does a Small Classroom Garden Become Part of a Big Solution

How Does a Small Classroom Garden Become Part of a Big Solution | School Gardening | Scoop.it
Sometimes it's the small things, like growing our own food that can make a big difference. Sometimes, big changes start from the ground up.

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Community Garden = Instrument of Empowerment | Sustainable Cities Collective

Community Garden = Instrument of Empowerment | Sustainable Cities Collective | School Gardening | Scoop.it
 Once community gardens are planted, roots of security and community health begin to flourish. Gardens and farms that are owned and managed collectively are not only practical sources of food, income, and an alternative to crime; they also develop communities, bringing new opportunities, hope, and a connection to others and traditional life. Community gardens are a tool for empowerment, and thus, I believe they can change the world..
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The dirt on farming – - Macleans OnCampus

The dirt on farming – - Macleans OnCampus | School Gardening | Scoop.it

In Fields of Learning: The Student Farm Movement in North America, a collection of essays out this fall, co-editor Laura Sayre argues that student farms “may be essential in preparing our nation and our planet to become part of the food revolution of the 21st century.” As climate change, food-safety fears and declining natural resources make large-scale industrial agriculture increasingly unsustainable, smaller, more nimble and often experimental operations—precisely the kind of farms found on university campuses—and the experience and knowledge to run them, have become even more vital.


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School Garden Grant Application Process | Whole Kids Foundation

Whole Kids Foundation is an organziation devoted to improving children's nutrition and wellness with the goal of ending the childhood obesity epidemic. (#WholeKidsFoundation is doing great work! Apply for school garden grants!
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