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The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), which is part of the USDA, has become very committed to understanding and teaching about natural soil health and regenerative agriculture Continue reading
Purple carrots, raspberry bushes and a bounty of schoolyard-grown vegetables are sprouting up around the nation. Edible schoolyards are teaching children about sustainability, nutrition and the fun of growing, cooking and eating their own food. As more of these gardens germinate from an idea to a full fledged classroom, children learn about wholesome food choices — helping to curb childhood obesity.
The blossoming of garden classrooms
Instead of sitting in front of video games Continue reading