Thursday, April 23, 2009

Hooked on Hydroponics grant program!


Hooked on Hydroponics is offering grant awards for 2009! You can apply for these grant opportunities until September 2009. The grants are available to schools that are planning to grown produce in a hydroponic environment. For details about the grant application and award, please visit: http://www.kidsgardening.com/grants/HOH.asp

Healthy Sprouts Grant Opportunity!


The National Gardening Association Healthy Sprouts 2009 grant applications are now available! Grants are due in October 2009 and monies will be made available in January 2010. To find more information about this grant opportunity, please visit: http://www.kidsgardening.com/healthysprouts.asp

Resources

The Harvard Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity has posted a view links to books and articles that support School Gardens as valuable learning tools and helpful in addressing childhood obesity concerns. For more information please visit: http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/prc/proj_eat_literature.html and also the Eat Well, Keep Moving website which addresses a number of audiences interested in childhood obesity and physical activite concerns, including parents, food service providers, teachers and others : http://www.eatwellandkeepmoving.org/

Monday, April 20, 2009

Check Out Our New Blog Additions!

We've added a video tool bar at the bottom of the page. Just press on the picture, and a YouTube video will begin playing. Currently a video is posted from the Library of Congress, which talks about the history of school gardens and their recent comeback. Stay tuned for more videos to be added later this week...

There are also a few quick survey questions. Thanks for your responses!

Sunday, April 19, 2009

No Child Left Inside

Consider joining in the campaign to highlight the importance of environmental education!