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Healthy, robust roots can lead to more nutrient rich crops

Organic wheat crops can be more nutrient rich* – they more often rely on their own natural defenses rather than synthetic fertilizers and pesticides. Organic farming methods can increase concentrations of antioxidants in vegetables, fruits, grains, and dairy products, …

What grows around comes around: before and after in the Gulf Coast

Blog post by Staci, “Buzz Team”

I have never been dirtier, bitten by so many bugs, or …

White Oak Elementary School

Organization: White Oak Elementary School Website: http://www.gwinnett.k12.ga.us/WhiteOakES/index.html
The kindergarteners at White Oak Elementary in Sugar Hill, GA have been swimming in produce. This year they harvested radishes, carrots, beans, lettuce, spinach, zucchini, …

Arturo Toscanini Junior High

Organization:  JHS145X
JHS145X’s school garden started out as a school-wide project to promote healthy eating and wellness by the school’s Wellness Council in collaboration with the NYC DOE’s Office of School Wellness. In the past, the school garden was …

Mount Desert Elementary School

Organization: Mount Desert Elementary School
Mount Desert Elementary School is dedicated to implementing hands-on garden experiences and evidence-based best practices to carryout “Growing Gardens, Growing Minds”. The project is based on the following …

Blackwell Elementary School

Blackwell Elementary is using their Grants for Gardens funds to create a learning garden—a hands on resource to engage students and teachers and to share sustainable horticulture practices community-wide. Blackwell’s goal is to use the garden to support hands on learning …

Woodview School

Organization:  Woodview School
Woodview School has just begun planning their school garden program to begin spring of 2014. The school plans on starting with a 400-square-foot herb garden between the school playground and its entrance. Future efforts will …

Viejo Elementary School

Organization:  Viejo Elementary School
Viejo Elementary School’s new garden will provide sustainable learning experiences for students, teaching them about the components of a healthy garden, food growth and treating their environment with care. The garden will …

Jackson Heights Middle School

Organization:  Jackson Heights Middle School
Jackson Heights Middle School’s new garden will be a beautiful, engaging and desirable place for students to learn. Currently, the school is without a garden or any other alternative green space for education, …

Lee Kornegay Intermediate

Organization:  Lee Kornegay Intermediate 
Lee Kornegay Intermediate 4th-6th grade Science Club members are building a garden with Annie’s Grants for Gardens funds. Their plan is to construct a large plot on the south side of school building, which will include …

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