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KinderGARDEN An introduction to the many ways children can interact with plants and the outdoors.Research at Texas A&M University Gardens can be therapeutic for people. At Texas A&M University, in College Station, TX, there is research in progress in the Department of Horticultural Sciences studying these human issues in horticulture. Most of this research is being conducted under the guidance of Dr. Jayne Zajicek and Dr. KinderGARDEN
Wreath Activity Provides a Sense of Place Wreath Activity Provides a Sense of Place James Doyiakos, environmental science teacher at Roald Amundsen High School in northwest Chicago, figured out how to turn an invasive plant problem into a creative lesson to connect his 150 freshman students with nature—by making wreaths. Vigorous grapevine grows up among the lilac bushes edging a school parking lot, threatening to choke out the lilac plants. Instead of pulling the grape plants, every year around the second week of November, Doyiakos takes his students out to trim down the grapevine and gather whatever colorful items—rosehips, aster blooms, leaves, even bits of trash—catch their eye. Then the students form the cut grapevine into wreaths of all sizes and decorate them with what they gathered in the garden. The activity, says Doyiakos, is his way to help his kids, most from immigrant families, anchor themselves to a natural place and capture it at a specific time.
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World Kitchen Garden Day World Kitchen Garden Day World Kitchen Garden Day is an annual, decentralized celebration of food produced on a human-scale. It is recognized each year on the 4th Sunday of August. It is an opportunity for people around the world to gather in their gardens with friends, family, and members of their local community to celebrate the multiple pleasures and benefits of home-grown, hand-made foods.
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The Dinner Garden, providing seeds for food for families and communities. The Dinner Garden, providing seeds for food for families and communities. Buy a handmade apron, support The Dinner Garden! We are featuring beautiful kitchen aprons, handcrafted by our volunteers in a variety of styles and colors. Now when your cooking the veggies from your Dinner Garden, you can look sassy and stylish in your own Dinner Garden apron. 100% of proceeds go to The Dinner Garden! Click here to see them. The aprons will be handmade to order by a Dinner Garden volunteer and may vary slightly from the one pictured! One size fits most.
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Center for a Livable Future Center for a Livable Future January 10, 2014 CLF Week in Links: Farm Bill, Food Stamps, Calorie Cuts and More Still no farm bill. Well, it looks like Congress blew it this week for finishing up a farm bill.
Seed School with Bill McDorman and Guests "Regional, Sustainable, Diverse. Inspiring Gardeners to Think Seeds First" "I learned more about what is real in a week at Seed School than four years in college!" Jesse DeMoss, LocalMotive, LLC New Meadows, ID Seed School grad. Seed School | Seeds Trust Seed School | Seeds Trust
Upcoming Workshops At The Life Lab Garden Classroom January 27th, 2014 In the amazing Garden Classroom and beyond, Life Lab has trained tens of thousands of educators. Join us as we bring learning to life in the garden! Upcoming Educator Workshops in the Life Lab Garden Classroom: Life Lab | Land-based learning that promotes a sustainable future Life Lab | Land-based learning that promotes a sustainable future
ResourceSmart AuSSI Vic aims to provide practical support to schools and their communities to learn to live and work more sustainably. The ResourceSmart AuSSI Vic framework was developed integrating state and federal programs and bringing together sustainability educators, facilitators and organisations. The framework aims to help Victorian schools minimise waste, save energy and water, promote biodiversity, and cut their greenhouse gas emissions. Its vision is for all Victorian schools to: ResourceSmart Australian Sustainable Schools Initiative Victoria (AuSSI Vic) ResourceSmart Australian Sustainable Schools Initiative Victoria (AuSSI Vic)
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Grow Your Program: Benefits of Garden-Based Learning | Cornell Garden-Based Learning Grow Your Program: Benefits of Garden-Based Learning | Cornell Garden-Based Learning Home | Benefits | Research That Supports Our Work | Planning & Organizing | Press Packet | Evaluation Benefits of Garden-Based Learning Gardening enhances our quality of life in numerous ways: providing fresh food, exercise and health benefits, opportunities for multi-generational and life-long learning, creating pleasing landscapes and improved environment, and bringing people together. Garden-based learning programs result in increased nutrition and environmental awareness, higher learning achievements, and increased life skills for our students. They are also an effective and engaging way to integrate curriculum and meet learning standards, giving young people the chance to develop a wide range of academic and social skills. Garden experiences foster ecological literacy and stewardship skills, enhancing an awareness of the link between plants in the landscape and our clothing, food, shelter, and well-being.
Kitchen gardens Kitchen Garden Programs Kitchen and food gardens are an increasingly popular way for schools to promote environmental and sustainability learning and to connect students with healthy food and lifestyles. Individual schools are linking student learning outcomes with the various activities and seasonal cycles involved in managing a food garden and the preparation of fresh produce. A new Kitchen Gardens website! This new website (www.kitchengardens.det.nsw.edu.au/) provides teachers and schools with all the information and learning resources to support Kitchen Garden programs.
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Cultivating Community Edible Classrooms Program — givenow.com.au Cultivating Community works to connect people with the earth, food and each other. Our Edible Classrooms Program gives children food growing skills and uses the garden as a source of learning to increase resilience. We are seeking financial support to help us to implement our business plan to expand our activities in schools and also to be better able to support disadvantaged schools to participate in our Program. How will the funds be used?
What role for schools in preparing for peak oil? | Post Carbon Cities Summary: Students of all ages are heading back to school this month. Post Carbon Cities Program Manager Daniel Lerch looks at what energy and climate uncertainty means for schools -- and what schools can do for the communities they serve. Our Post Carbon Cities program encourages cities to think about the vulnerabilities they face in peak oil and climate change.
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