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Monday, September 24, 2012

Keep kids learning in the garden – even after school starts
Theresa Loe | Post a comment
 

Yes, it is that time of year already. The kids are back in school and the long days of summer have ended. However, just because the kids aren’t home all day doesn’t mean we stop teaching them life lessons in the garden! There are many activities that we can, and should, share with them.

Harvest
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Tagged: backyard cool season harvest involvement kids sharing therapeutic vegetables in ‘I Can Grow’ Living Better



Thursday, August 16, 2012

Our school garden is sprouting more than just veggies!
West End IB World School | 3 Comments
 

West End Middle School School Garden

Thanks to Burpee Home Gardens and the “I Can Grow” Youth Garden Award, West End IB World School students, teachers and parents had another successful gardening season!

This past April, students planted a variety of tomatoes, eggplant, okra, green beans, zucchini, wat....

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Tagged: harvest kids maintenance planting vegetables youth gardens in ‘I Can Grow’



Monday, July 09, 2012

Summer at The Student Farm Project
Nora Painten | Post a comment
 

Student Farm Project for P.S. 323 in Brooklyn, NY

The Student Farm Project, a school garden at P.S. 323 in the Brownsville neighborhood of Brooklyn, N.Y., is thriving during its first summer! With help from Burpee Home Gardens “I Can Grow” Youth Garden....

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Tagged: community lettuce local farmers raised beds urban vegetables youth gardens in ‘I Can Grow’



Friday, June 22, 2012

Getting growing at the Philly Earth farm
Jon Hopkins | Post a comment
 

Just over a month has passed since the Burpee Home Gardens "I Can Grow" installation at The Village of Arts and Humanities, and our Philly Earth farm is alive and thriving!

The 350 vegetable and herb seedlings jump-started Philly Earth, our new youth-led urban....

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Tagged: community kids vegetables youth gardens in ‘I Can Grow’



Tuesday, May 01, 2012

‘Sustainable Chili’ wins 2nd place
West End IB World School | Post a comment
 

West End IB World School Garden Club entered the Chili Cook Off contest

West End IB World School is not only in the garden but in the kitchen, too! The Garden Club formed the team “Kids in the Garden” and entered the school’s third annual Chili Cook Off in an effort to raise money for the Outdoor Classroom and Garden Project.

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Tagged: herbs kids recipes sharing sustainable varieties vegetables youth gardens in ‘I Can Grow’ Eating Well



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