Friday, March 18, 2011

School Garden Weekly

Check out the School Garden Weekly blog we just linked to! It's got lots of great instructional activities to make your school garden even more AWESOME!

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Read it, Learn it, Live it!!

The Life Curriculum Series contains 3 books that teach students about science through food.

Growing Food
, the first book in the series focuses on the cycles of nature, flow of energy, and the food system.

The second installment, Farm to Table and Beyond explores the interactions of the global food system and the impact that humans have on the food supply.

The final book, Choice, Control, and Change, students learn about the impact of food and activity choices on the human body while being taught how to make their own smart diet and lifestyle choices.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Gnomes- A Garden's Favorite Accessory

Ever feel like your school garden is missing something? That it just needs that that extra special touch?

Well, gnomes are a great way to spice up your garden with a little whimsy. The National Gardening Association is having a sale on Garden gnomes right now, so you can get your very own gnome for a discounted price here!

Monday, March 14, 2011

Organic School Project

The Organic School Project is an organization with the goal of creating sustainable schools through sustainable food service. With the motto "Grow, Teach, Feed", OSP hopes to reconnect our children to their food source through gardens, education, and healthy eating.

To further their efforts, OSP is releasing a book that will be available this month! Grow Teach Feed: A Complete Curriculum to Inspire Healthy Lifestyles in Schools is intended to foster healthier, environmentally and nutrition conscious kids, the three-volume publication provides school and kitchen staff with the resources to grow, teach and feed every child.

To learn more about all the great work the Organic School Project does check out their blog here!