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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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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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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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Seeds of learning: School uses garden to teach valuable lessons

Seeds of learning: School uses garden to teach valuable lessons | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

Gently tucking seeds into the ground ahead of today’s anxiously awaited storm, students at Taylor Leadership Academy might have been having too much fun getting their hands dirty to notice the striking metaphor laid out before them in garden beds full of rich soil.

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Las Vegas School garden yields more crops than imagined

Las Vegas School garden yields more crops than imagined | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it
At Walter Bracken STEAM Academy, they still teach the three Rs: radishes, rhubarb and rutabagas.
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Signs of Growth: Berkeley's Student Organic Garden Association gains popularity

Signs of Growth: Berkeley's Student Organic Garden Association gains popularity | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it
There’s a fence on Walnut Street laced with morning glories. It extends for a city block, enclosing a quarter acre of potted baby greens, lettuce heads sitting pleasantly beside other vibrant greenery and a number of peaceful volunteers. A handmade sign on the flower-ridden fence reads: UC Berkeley Student Organic Read More…
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South Side Chicago Elementary School Gets A Second Garden

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Elementary School Gets A Second Garden
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Watch now: Nature | What Plants Talk About | PBS Video

A world where plants communicate, co-operate and, sometimes, wage all-out war.
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CPS teacher raises money for school's accessible garden

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CPS teacher raises money for school's accessible garden
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Chiles High School’s garden in Tallahassee, Florida teaches real life skills

Chiles High School’s garden in Tallahassee, Florida teaches real life skills | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

School gardens are outdoor classrooms where learning happens through trial and error and hands-on experiences. Their benefits are numerous, substantiated by an abundance of research and anecdotal evidence.

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For these students, lunch is personal

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New Jersey charter school incorporates vertical farming to teach kids about science, health and wellness
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Penn State opens new children's garden

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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

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Drying techniques to preserve garden harvest

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Ag program grows at high school in Calistoga, CA

Ag program grows at high school in Calistoga, CA | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

A teacher is using grant money to seed an agricultural program at the high school, and interest among students is growing.

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Cultivating Learning with School Gardens

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Cultivating Learning with School Gardens: Manuals and Lesson Guides

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Enter the Carton 2 Garden Contest

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Evergreen Packaging and KidsGardening.org are on the lookout for your creative and sustainable uses for recycled milk and juice cartons in the garden. Schools are encouraged to collect, design, and construct garden-related structures made from empty cartons and document their experience.

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Cornell Garden-Based Learning » Lessons for Youth by Topic

Cornell Garden-Based Learning » Lessons for Youth by Topic | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it
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Slow Food USA's School Garden Program Guide

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Find information and resources on School Garden Programs.
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Arugula goes from garden to lunch at Missoula's Meadow Hill Middle School

Arugula goes from garden to lunch at Missoula's Meadow Hill Middle School | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it
Arugula goes from garden to lunch at Missoula's Meadow Hill Middle School
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Teach Them To Fly: Make a Leaf Man

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Today we read a very fun story entitled "Leaf Man" by Lois Ehlert. Afterwards we went on a leaf hunt to see how many different kinds of leaves we could find.

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Davenport, Iowa students cook with ingredients from school garden

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The strong odor wafting off the onions in the cafeteria of McKinley Elementary School in Davenport on Wednesday was enough to bring tears to 7-year-old Mia Duex's eyes.
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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

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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

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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

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Students planting the seeds for their future.
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Seattle Children's garden project helping kids eat their vegetables

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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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