Tag Archives: School Garden News

School Gardens in the News

1) Hillsboro, OR Planting Seeds for the Future It’s Christmas break at Minter Bridge Elementary School in Hillsboro, but visions of sprouting seeds, blooming bulbs and sturdy shrubs just might be dancing in the heads of students and staff and the Hillsboro Garden Club. The garden club, now in its 80th year, recently forged a […]

School Gardens in the News

1) Stillwater, OK Recycled rainwater sprouts Skyline gardens A rainwater recycling program at Skyline Elementary School quickly sprouted more than just roots and took on a life of its own. During a whirlwind of activity the last eight months, Skyline students and staff have teamed up with representatives from Oklahoma State University, the city and […]

School Gardens in the News

1) Redlands, CA School recognized for edible garden Redlands High School’s special education students make meals from the produce they cultivate on-campus. Their work received an honorable mention Tuesday for the School Garden of the Year Award, by the California School Garden Network. 2) Denver, CO Gardening uniting generations Kathy Komarek, 61, steadies a pumpkin […]

City Green is Greening the City

City Green is a non-profit community garden organization currently working in Paterson, New Jersey.  Their “City Sprouts” program addresses the need for in school and after-school enrichment in the Paterson Public Schools, educating children on the environment, nutrition, and how to grow fresh healthy food. This following is an overview of City Green’s programs for […]

School Gardens in the News

1) Chipley, FL Chipley Garden Club Members Help Students Plant Terrariums Members of the Chipley Garden Club once again visited Kate Smith Elementary School this week in preparation for the 2010 Youth Fair to be held in Washington County. Previously the garden club members handed out live plants to be grown by the students, but […]

School Gardens in the News

1) Nashville, TN Nashville school gardens get kids outdoors The three Eakin Elementary students pulled and tugged until they glimpsed the top of the orange vegetable. “I think I can get it,” they took turns saying. After much effort, their eyes grew big when they finally saw the carrot and its roots. “Can we eat […]