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Grow It Know It honored with Golden Radish Innovative Partnership Award

For our work promoting school gardens, health and nutrition, and sustainable agriculture, we and one of our partners, the Clarke County School District, were honored with the 2018 Golden Radish Innovative Partnership Award from the Georgia Department of Health.  Read more about our work and the award at https://www.onlineathens.com/news/20181104/grow-it-know-it-program-awarded.
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The Three Faiths Dinner

We admit it. Most of the time, our Meals in the Middle suppers usually come and go before we think about photos. There is a valid reason for this. We’ve learned when working with students, time goes by extra fast. One moment, you’re thinking about taking a photo of the…
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VISTA's go to Burke County

Earlier this week, we and staff from South Jackson Elementary went to visit Burke County to see their school nutrition program, which has received national recognition. They’re in the second year of a “farm to school” program and most of the food in their cafeterias comes from Georgia farmers. The…
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Clarke Middle School Explore's Sustainability

On Monday, December 12th, Clarke students participated in sustainability-minded lesson plans in each class. Topics such as how to lower our consumption and waste producing habits, how composting benefits the earth and our community, and how sustainability applies to our relationships and academic life were discussed in all three grade…
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Taming the Beast

With the support, positivity, encouragement our mentorship provides, students receive a safety net to guide and empower them to make sustainable decisions and good choices as they navigate their way, taming the “beasts” they encounter, while at the same time having the time of their lives.
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