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Lillian Soshnik-Tanquist
December 10th, 2015
All through the fall season – as the leaves change color, students return to school, and a frost covers the ground each night – we are busy planting vegetables in northern Wisconsin. Yes, you read that correctly. Long after the autumnal equinox passed, moving us closer and closer to winter and the possibility of snow every day, we are preparing for another growing season and harvest....
Lauren Howe
December 4th, 2015
This summer, we welcomed a cohort from Slow Food USA's National School Garden Program as Edible Schoolyard Academy participants. This post is the sixth and final in a series sharing the group's perspectives on their ...
Christine Brinkmann
November 20th, 2015
This summer, we welcomed a cohort from Slow Food USA's National School Garden Program as Edible Schoolyard Academy participants. This post is the fifth in a series sharing the group's perspectives on their experience at...

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