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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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Jessica Vega's comment, April 23, 8:13 PM
this a good idea to get students involve eating healthy. some students get excited to eat something that they grow themselves. another things it's because they learn about how a garden is being grown so you are not only teaching them to eat healthy but they are also learning about growth.
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this a good idea to get students involve eating healthy. some students get excited to eat something that they grow themselves. another things it's because they learn about how a garden is being grown so you are not only teaching them to eat healthy but they are also learning about growth. 

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Penn State opens new children's garden

Penn State opens new children's garden | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it
Penn State University just opened its new Childhood's Gate children's gate at main campus, and it has a distinctive "Pennsylvania-ish" flavor to it -- plus lots of water.
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Australian School students spend hours raising money for fruit trees, only to have them stolen

Australian School students spend hours raising money for fruit trees, only to have them stolen | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it
MONTMORENCY South Primary School students won’t get to enjoy the fruits of their labour thanks to brazen thieves.
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Outdoor Classroom Program will start at Columbia, Missouri schools this fall

Outdoor Classroom Program will start at Columbia, Missouri schools this fall | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it
After a merger with the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture and the Columbia Outdoor Classroom Project, the new Outdoor Classroom Program will begin this fall at at least eight public schools.
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Preserving the School Garden Harvest

Preserving the School Garden Harvest | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

Drying techniques to preserve garden harvest

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Produce from school gardens increasingly ends up in school cafeterias

Produce from school gardens increasingly ends up in school cafeterias | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it
This year, another Colorado school district will join the growing national movement to bring fresh vegetables from school gardens into the school cafeter
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New and Improved Resources Available for Incubation and Embryology Program

New and Improved Resources Available for Incubation and Embryology Program | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it
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Gardens in United States Schools Can Help Childhood Obesity

Gardens in United States Schools Can Help Childhood Obesity | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it
Gardens that can teach about biology, horticulture and healthy eating could also be an important step in helping curb the epidemic of childhood obesity in the United States. In fact, experts agree ...
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Grand Blanc, MI kindergartners turn weed-infested school courtyard into garden

Grand Blanc, MI kindergartners turn weed-infested school courtyard into garden | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it
Suzanne Perlin's kindergarten class has transformed the weed-infested courtyard at Grand Blanc's Cook Elementary into a garden that can be enjoyed by the students on Friday.
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How to Make a Mobile Planter

For a school with limited green space that's looking for a flexible way to grow food or other plants, building a garden on wheels is a practical solution. 

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School gardens grow kids' physical activity levels

School gardens grow kids' physical activity levels | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

To get schoolchildren moving, uproot them from classrooms into school gardens, concludes a two-year Cornell study of 12 elementary schools in five New York regions.

 

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Urban Community Gardeners' Knowledge and Perceptions of Soil Contaminant Risks

Urban Community Gardeners' Knowledge and Perceptions of Soil Contaminant Risks | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it
PLOS ONE: an inclusive, peer-reviewed, open-access resource from the PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE. Reports of well-performed scientific studies from all disciplines freely available to the whole world.
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School garden teaches more than how to make things grow

School garden teaches more than how to make things grow | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it
The idea behind the garden is that no matter what the students are learning in the classroom, they can take it and learn it out here.
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School gardens in Fairbanks, AK give kids a lesson in agriculture

School gardens in Fairbanks, AK give kids a lesson in agriculture | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it
FAIRBANKS — The hallways may have been empty at Fairbanks-area schools this summer, but things were blossoming in their backyards.
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Focus Kalamazoo builds school gardens with help of Derek Jeter's foundation

Focus Kalamazoo builds school gardens with help of Derek Jeter's foundation | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Volunteers get down and dirty outside of a Kalamazoo County elementary school.
They're giving the exterior a mini-makeover, all thanks to a big grant from an all-star from Kalamazoo.

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Michigan Youngsters' veggie harvest gives back

Michigan Youngsters' veggie harvest gives back | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it
Planting, growing and harvesting vegetables from a Putnam Township school's garden is always a learning experience for the youth involved.
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Toomelah Public School in Australia growing with Stephanie Alexander

Toomelah Public School in Australia growing with Stephanie Alexander | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it
Students planting the seeds for their future.
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Seattle Children's garden project helping kids eat their vegetables

Seattle Children's garden project helping kids eat their vegetables | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it
Lots of hospitals have made their menus healthier, but Seattle Children's is taking that a step further by growing some of their own produce. Not only are those foods making their way into the hospital kitchen, they're also part of a take-home prescription.
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Berkeley, CA school garden grows biz model to stay afloat

Berkeley, CA school garden grows biz model to stay afloat | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it
School to tap UC Berkeley business students to sell food from 15,000 square foot garden
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Junior Master Gardener Program: More Dirt Might Promote Eating More Veggies

Junior Master Gardener Program: More Dirt Might Promote Eating More Veggies | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it
To maintain the nutrition in your vegetables, be sure to remember your “three R’s.”
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School Garden Wizard

School Garden Wizard | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

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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Grade-school gardening Curriculum at Leverett, MA Elementary School includes greenhouse project

Grade-school gardening Curriculum at Leverett, MA Elementary School includes greenhouse project | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it
Last fall, fourth-graders working in the Leverett Elementary School greenhouse planted garlic — and were amazed to discover that, like
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Unlock the secrets of keyhole gardens

Unlock the secrets of keyhole gardens | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it
Raise vegetables, herbs and more in a compact space using this growing trend that is both simple and sustainable.
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This gardening app has a human touch

This gardening app has a human touch | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

Developed by Scot Nelson, a plant pathologist at the University of Hawaii’s College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Rescources (UH-CTAHR), The Plant Doctor is an interactive smartphone app that helps users accurately identify and manage plant pests and diseases.

It’s not the first app that can help pinpoint plant diseases, but it is unique in that you get the diagnosis from a living person, not to mention an expert on the subject. And it’s free

 


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Soil Safety Resource Guide for Urban Food Growers

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Innovative ideas for school gardens

Innovative ideas for school gardens | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it
The number of school gardens are increasing each year. People are realizing how gardens can not only be an effective teaching tool to promote healthy lifestyles, but can be used to fulfill many oth...
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