The Triple Tomato Taste lesson is a perfect way to connect home and school in meaningful ways during Food Literacy Month!
When students engage like real scientists, they draw more accurate conclusions about garden organisms.
For a unique sensory experience, take a whiff of a Red Cage Fungus.
Geotechnical engineering is a specialty area within the environmental sciences that deals with geology and soil. These professional experts analyze the substrate of a site to determine the viability for construction or development based on soil properties. I imagine similar skills are used to make the bagged “soils” we purchase at our favorite garden store…
Enlisting students during extracurricular times of the school day is a viable way to build youth leaders and maintain a school garden at the same time.
Kindergarteners prefer fresh over canned or frozen peas.
Nurturing wonder sometimes means stepping into the learner role.
Pollinators are all the rage in garden circles these days, and for good reason. Not only do humans rely on pollinators for many delicious foods we eat (almonds, blueberries, and chocolate, to name a few), but bees, butterflies, birds, bats, and beetles also provide critical ecosystem services. Pollinators help maintain biodiversity by supporting plants to…
Put food at the center of literacy and science.