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Funding Fun: Fall 2012 Environmental Education Grants, Part I

Funding Fun: Fall 2012 Environmental Education Grants, Part I | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

An assembled a list of environmental education grants with application deadlines in September and early October. Check them out below, and good luck with your applications!

 

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This is a great funding list.

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Helpful Resources for School Gardeners from the University of Illinois Extension
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California School Garden Network

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California School Garden Network
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CSGN is a collaboration of state agencies, private companies, educational institutions and non-profit organizations all dedicated to the mission of creating and sustaining gardens in every willing school in California.

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Slow Food USA's School Garden Guide

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Compass Green - A School Garden on Wheels

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Just two weeks into its Spring tour, non-profit Compass Green, an innovative, out-of-the-box/in-the-box, school garden on wheels has already surpassed its 1,000 student mark. Compass Green is a fully functional greenhouse built in the back of an 18ft. box truck...
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Fruits and veggies aplenty will optimize health

Fruits and veggies aplenty will optimize health | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it
New research finds the typically recommended five-a-day isn't enough to keep common diseases at bay.
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Grow It, Try It, Like It! | Food and Nutrition Service

Grow It, Try It, Like It! | Food and Nutrition Service | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

Grow It, Try It, Like It! Preschool Fun with Fruits and Vegetables is a garden-themed nutrition education kit for child care center staff that introduces children to: three fruits - peaches, strawberries, and cantaloupe, and three vegetables - spinach, sweet potatoes, and crookneck squash.

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Daffodils: Q & A: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

Home gardeners welcome daffodils as a sign of spring. However, they often have questions about when to plant and how to manage foliage after spring blooming. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulture specialists share information about daffodil care.
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Thumbs up for green-thumb schools: Gardening teaches kids math, science and healthy eating

Thumbs up for green-thumb schools: Gardening teaches kids math, science and healthy eating | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it
Recognizing the skills that come from gardening, Oregon and nonprofit organizations offer information and grants to schools to support campus gardens.
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Granny's Garden School

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Granny's Garden School develops, promotes and supports hands-on learning experiences through school-based, garden and nature focused programs to help children experience nature, the satisfaction of growing their own food and to appreciate the simple pleasure of picking a flower.
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Aeroponic Tower Garden Boosts Florida School's Science Curriculum

Aeroponic Tower Garden Boosts Florida School's Science Curriculum | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it
MULBERRY | Excitement about fruits and vegetables is growing at Purcell Elemen-tary.
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This is a great way to grow plants for people,who have no access to soil or garden areas. It's compact, uses very little water and can even be used indoors. 

 

The the Herb Cottage is now marketing these innovative gardens. For more information, please go to: https://cmeredith.towergarden.com

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Millburn School in Wadswoth, IL hopes to grow its educational gardens

Millburn School in Wadswoth, IL hopes to grow its educational gardens | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it
Millburn School and Community Garden is raising funds to increase the educational opportunities associated with the garden to include an outdoor "classroom." Educators say gardening can improve test scores in math and other areas and promotes teamwork.
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Lessons | Cornell Garden-Based Learning

Lessons | Cornell Garden-Based Learning | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it
Here we've gathered our garden-based activities appropriate for one afternoon, a six week project, or to incorporate into a longer program.   Formats vary from
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Cornell University: Children, gardens, and lead

Cornell University: Children, gardens, and lead | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it
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Taking lead into the human body can be a serious health problem. In the urban environment, young children, pregnant women, and nursing mothers can be exposed to lead from many different sources.

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Grow It Eat It | University of Maryland Extension

Grow It Eat It | University of Maryland Extension | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

Maryland's Food Gardening Network

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How to Grow a School Garden - Book Review

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How to grow a School Garden. A Complete Guide for Parents and Teachers by Arden Bucklin - Sporer and Rachel Kathleen Pringle
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School Garden Wizard

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Gardening and plant-based learning open a door to discovery of the living world. It stimulates even as it focuses and calms. Within the school environment, a garden offers an unparalleled platform to help kids achieve learning goals in ways that are recommended by the National Science Standards and most state and local educational bodies.

 

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Baltimore school teaches healthy eating early

Baltimore school teaches healthy eating early | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it
A new program that was launched Tuesday at a Baltimore City school is aiming to get children started on healthy eating early.
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USDA: Recipes for Healthy Kids

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Apples Vs. Oranges: Google Tool Offers Ultimate Nutrition Smackdown

Apples Vs. Oranges: Google Tool Offers Ultimate Nutrition Smackdown | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it
Lawyers may tell you not to compare apples with oranges. But Google's new tool allows you to compare the nutrition of any food in a huge government database. You might even learn something surprising.
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interesting artical makes me want to eat oranges more then apples

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Hennepin County, MN Master Gardeners show kids how a garden grows

Hennepin County, MN Master Gardeners show kids how a garden grows | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it
Some people garden for the mental escape. Others want inexpensive access to quality vegetables. Braden Uhlmann does it for the dirt.
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Life Lab

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Drawing on over thirty years of work with young people in gardens, Life Lab, a nonprofit organization, has emerged as a national leader in the garden-based learning movement. Through workshops and consultations, we have provided tens of thousands of educators across the country with the inspiration and information necessary to engage young people in gardens and on farms. 

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Vegetable Selection and Growing Guides by Region

Vegetable Selection and Growing Guides by Region | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

Find vegetable selection or growing guide resources that most closely match conditions in your region.

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American Heart Association Teaching Gardens

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Kimbal Musk brings gardens to Chicago schools

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Since late 2012, with a $1 million grant from Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel, The Kitchen Community has installed 100 learning gardens in Chicago schools.
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University of Maine Cooperative Extension: Creating Gardens with Youth

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Ask a Master Gardener

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Get  answers to your gardening questions from University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners.

 

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Maine School Garden Network

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The Maine School Garden Network Connecting Children, Gardens, and Education!

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