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Esther Cook
March 15th, 2017
This year, an Academic Language Development (ALD) class at Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School had the opportunity to study World War I  from a food-centric perspective. Utilizing a comprehensive online exhibit—curated by the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri—fifteen 7th- and 8th-grade students participated in a lesson series focused on food-related aspects...
Blair Borax
February 22nd, 2017
The Portland Community College (PCC) Rock Creek Learning Garden in Portland, Oregon is a diverse 3.6-acre garden that includes 48 raised beds (32 for food production and 16 for staff, students, and faculty), approximately ¾ acre of row crops, a cob...
Becca Miller
February 6th, 2017
With our campus nestled high within the Adirondack Mountains—rising above the neighboring winter-haven of Lake Placid, NY—North Country School (NCS) and Camp Treetops’ 200 acre property is one of the highest elevation farms in the state.  ...

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Training

The University of Vermont's Farmer Training Program

The University of Vermont hosts a six-month training in sustainable farming....

When: May 8, 2017 9:00AM
- October 27, 2017 5:00PM PST
Where: The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
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Maintaining Multiple School Gardens

The National School Garden Network hosts a webinar on maintaining school gardens throughout the seasons....

When: May 9, 2017 1:00PM
- 2:00PM
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GRuB Institute

The GRuB Institute is a three-day training on how to build garden-based youth engagement programs....

When: May 10, 2017 9:00AM
- May 12, 2017 5:00PM PST
Where: GRuB, 2016 Elliott Ave NW, Olympia, Washington Washington 98502

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The New York Times
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The Guardian
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