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Experimentation – Solar Ovens and Lavender Cupcakes

Experimentation – Solar Ovens and Lavender Cupcakes

The idea of building a solar oven to cook something from the garden was inspired by one of the first parents who helped us build …

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Forgiveness

Forgiveness

At first glance, this post could very well be about Swiss Chard, a gorgeous edible that grows in so many wonderful colours that it is …

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Lessons Learned – Spring Seed Classes

Lessons Learned – Spring Seed Classes

Seed Classes – Lessons Learned Of all the lessons we learned this year at Forest Grove Elementary’s Garden Program, the big one was that direct sowing, planting …

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Kids who grow kale, EAT Kale!

Kale in the rain. Our Kale grew to a huge 6 or 8 feet this year after being planted last spring. Kale also oddly enough, represented …

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Salad Greens – Future Salad School Salad Bar?

Salad Greens – Future Salad School Salad Bar?

Salad. The joys of growing our own salad and the hope that one day we might be able to feed the whole school with a salad …

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Bean Archway – How to build one with a group of students…

Bean Archway – How to build one with a group of students…

Full of Beans! The beloved, Bean Archway was created for the second time this year. This is a great way to provide both support for growing pole beans …

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