Thursday, October 28, 2010

Upstate School Garden Fundraiser!!

Edible Upcountry is conducting a fundraiser for school gardens in the Upstate!! to purchase your raffle ticket to support this fundraiser, please visit:

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

The Great American Salad Bar Project - Grant application

If you would like your school to improve or implement a salad bar program as part of its cafeteria program, check out this grant opportunity!!!

Monday, October 25, 2010

Welch's Grant - February 2011

Now, in our second year partnership with Scholastic and the National Gardening Association, Welch's will support school garden programs through Welch's Harvest Grants. We are pleased to invite you to submit an application for your opportunity to win a valuable garden for your school.

Entries will be judged by experts at the National Gardening Association, and two schools in every state will be selected to receive a Welch's Harvest Grant. Winning schools will receive a customized indoor or outdoor garden package filled with a variety of tools, seeds, educational materials, and more. Five (5) $1,000 gardens and ninety-five (95) $500 gardens will be awarded. Deadline for submission is February 11, 2011, so we encourage you to start working on your grant application today.

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School gardens: Produce kids grow is forbidden fruit in Chicago lunchrooms -

School gardens: Produce kids grow is forbidden fruit in Chicago lunchrooms -

This article discusses the dilemma faced by many schools where they are forbidden from serving their garden produce in their school cafeteria meals. What are your thoughts? Should we try to change the rules? Make special provisions for times when it is appropriate to serve the school garden produce in the school cafeteria?

New school garden in Florence!!

Here's another great school garden project going on in Florence :) Check it out