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Burpee Food Truck Destinations Chosen
  
The Burpee Home Gardens Grow Anywhere Tour will visit 23 cities nationwide this spring.

More than 1 million votes were cast and 23 of the country's largest urban cities now await a visit from the Burpee Home Gardens "Grow Anywhere Tour" truck.

Since January, Facebook fans, community members, students and staff from schools in cities around the nation campaigned to have their schools selected as a stop on the tour. The school with the most votes in each city has been awareded the opportunity to host an event where the Burpee Home Gardens team will distribute 1,300 pounds of fresh produce, 450 vegetable plants, gardening resources and more.

The following schools received the most votes in their city... Congratulations!

Hidden Valley Elementary School - Charlotte, North Carolina

Charles R. Drew Charter School - Atlanta, Georgia

Jones Valley K-8 - Birmingham, Alabama

Redemptorist High School - Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Ridgemont Early Childhood Center - Houston, Texas

St. Philips School and Community Center - Dallas, Texas

Tierra Bonita Elementary - Los Angeles, California

Thurgood Marshall Academic High School - San Francisco, California

De La Salle North Catholic High - Portland, Oregon

McCarver Elementary School - Tacoma, Washington

Escalante Elementary - Salt Lake City, Utah

Inner City School - Denver, Colorado

Briarcliff Elementary - Kansas City, Missouri

Moulton Extended Learning Center - Des Moines, Iowa

Farnsworth Aerospace PreK-8 Magnet - Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota

Milwaukee High School of the Arts - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Arnold Mireles Academy - Chicago, Illinois

Durant Tuuri Mott Elementary - Flint, Michigan

Watterson-Lake - Cleveland, Ohio

Friendship Public Charter School Tech Prep Academy - Washington, D.C.

Baltimore Community High School - Baltimore, Maryland

Discovery Charter School - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Brentwood High School - New York, New York

The “Grow Anywhere Tour” focuses on inspiring new generations of urban gardeners to grow their own vegetables on their balcony, back patio, or as part of a neighborhood or community garden. Burpee Home Gardens experts will be available at each tour stop to provide gardening advice, information and educational materials. They will focus on helping communities learn the basics of gardening.

For more information on the "Grow Anywhere Tour" or to keep up with this cross-country journey online, visit the Burpee Gardens Facebook page or burpeehomegardens.com/GrowAnywhere. You can also follow the trucks progress from the road on Twitter @BurpeeHG.

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