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Kids Organic School Garden

A school garden is a sustainable program that creates healthy kids and ultimately a healthy planet. The promise of commercialism is that we can buy everything we need from happiness to health. Instead of buying more and more cheap stuff…

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Kids prune Fruit Trees

Fruit trees need a yearly pruning to remove damaged and diseased branches and to channel energy into their fruit production. Families can purchase organic dwarf fruit trees, which are small enough to do well in a large container, only requiring…

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Microbes in the Garden

Microbes are everywhere in the environment, floating in the atmosphere, in the oceans, soil, and in our guts. When leaves fall in the forest, microbes decompose them into soil-building humus to feed the trees. Healthy soil makes healthy plants that…

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Kids Red Wriggler Worm Bin

Nature’s master composters, red wriggler worms excrete a highly nitrous fertilizer called castings, the highest quality compost in percentage of nutrients and micro-organisms. Red Wriggler Worm castings enrich the soil by providing the best nutrients for water retention, air flow,…

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Kids Garden Plan

January is a great time for families to dream about their organic food garden and to draw a plan of where to grow their fruits and veggies. Edible plants that are also ornamental can be used to landscape any city…

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Kids in a Food Desert

A food desert is an area that doesn’t have large grocery stores selling a variety of healthy foods. Instead, food desert areas have convenience stores and fast food places that sell foods high in empty calories and fat. With an…

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Kids Edible Campus

School gardens give kids not only food, but exercise, science projects, and the connection to what is alive on the planet around us.  Kids can start an organic school garden with a few herbs in pots by the classroom door….

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