Not all weeds are bad, but these tips help keep the bad guys in check.
Bake away the rainy chill with this sweet bread recipe.
Novice and expert birders flock for the annual Christmas Bird Count.
Saturday School offers a unique opportunity for garden enrichment.
These formative reads are sure to inspire your approach to garden-based education.
All children deserve to have access to school garden spaces.
Seed saving is a simple art, but an important science.
DIY Scarecrows are a fun STEAM Project that promotes creative solutions, teamwork, and interdisciplinary thinking. Four different teams constructed unique and imaginative scarecrows. They collaboratively fashioned outfits from ripped nylon hammocks, scavenged props from the toolshed to rubber band in scarecrow’s gloved hands, and bent wire into eyeglasses that even had tape lenses!
Check out this place-based fall planting activity.
Focused searching is a great way to engage students in the garden early on in the school year.
Reward hard work with garden bounty.
School gardens are as old as public education itself.
For a unique sensory experience, take a whiff of a Red Cage Fungus.
May 22nd is International Day for Biological Diversity! What is biological diversity? Biological diversity–or biodiversity for short–refers to the variety of life forms found in a habitat or ecosystem as measured on a global scale. When scientists talk about diversity, they are generally most concerned with the passing on of genes that enable a species…
Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the 9th National Farm-to-Cafeteria conference in Cincinnati, OH. Sponsored by the Farm-to-School Network, this conference brings together foodservice directors, nutrition specialists, farmers, producers, and policymakers from all over the country. As a formal educator, I am definitely considered a minority stakeholder, despite the argument that more school…