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Cony School

Organization:  Cony School
Cony is a combined middle and high school that has committed to creating healthier school environment as well as increasing agricultural and sustainable food learning opportunities for staff and students. A garden would be used for hands-on …

Craig Elementary School

Organization:  Craig Elementary School
Craig Elementary School has plans to construct raised garden beds in a section of their sunlit school courtyard. Initially thought up as part of an Eagle Scout project by a former Craig Elementary student, the project involves …

Warrington Elementary School

Organization:  Warrington Elementary School 
Warrington Elementary School is planning an urban garden centered on food production and native sustainability techniques as well as an accompanying nutrition program to reintroduce healthy habits among their students. …

Waikele Elementary

Organization: Waikele Elementary
Waikele Elementary school sixth graders have big plans to establish an organic garden using their Grants for Gardens endowment. Located in Hawaii, where imports make up 85% of available food, Waikele is excited to use their land, …

Hillsmere Elementary

Organization:  Hillsmere Elementary
Hillsmere Elementary is executing their school garden plan with a single bed in the spring.  The curriculum committee with work on incorporating sustainability activities, including an irrigation system for their proposed rain barrels, …

Ledford Middle School

Ledford Middle School is excited to grow a garden and provide their students hands on opportunities to support bring to life lessons learned in their Health and Sciences classes. Students will learn sustainable practices for maintaining soil and executing water …

Two Rivers School

Organization:  Two Rivers School
Two Rivers School has plans to integrate a school garden into several science classes to provide students with real experiences in planning, designing, maintaining, harvesting and properly storing fresh produce. The school has already …

Walter M. Schirra Elementary School

Walter M. Schirra Elementary School has the goal to build a new school garden and propagate their SCHIRRA Program (Exercising, Exploring and Digging for Success) before May 2014. In previous months, the school established garden committee has garnered a wide range of …

William T. Machan Elementary School

W.T. Machan Elementary School has been gardening since 2001. Teachers, community members, parents and students have worked together over the years to create a theraperutic garden, including edible garden planting beds, within our urban campus. Our community is now excited to …

Teaching Kids About Healthy Food Can Be Bittersweet

My job is bittersweet. Let me explain. My job is bitter because I wish it didn’t have to exist. It exists because 1 in 3 of today’s children can expect to develop diabetes (or some other diet-related disease) in the course of their lives. In some populations this number …

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