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Benjamin Eichorn
December 5th, 2014
“If they grow it or cook it, they will eat it.” — A principle that holds true consistently across diverse populations of students working in school gardens. Just ask a teacher! It is promising to see the increasingly widespread public and private support of school gardens in the US. Acceptance of school gardens as relevant teaching tools for health and nutrition is on the rise – from The...
Mara Fleishman
November 7th, 2014
This is a debatable question for sure; one that I used to think was a no-brainer. Yes, if parents are loud enough and demanding enough then eventually it  will happen, but that is not the most efficient or pleasant process for either side. The...
Amelia Bird
October 31st, 2014
At his last stop at Arthur Ashe Charter School, Farmer Ben Burkett was still eating watermelon after visiting three schools and witnessing six hours of watermelon festivities. He ducked under an oak tree branch, took a bite, and watched a tangle of...

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