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Sharing is Caring

From an early age, in many (if not all) cultures, humans are taught the importance of sharing resources with friends and family members. Whether it be a toy, food item or the couch, this practice can help to build trusting, healthy relationships. In a school cafeteria this looks a little…
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Salad and a Movie?

Tuesday BHL students enjoyed salad made from lettuce gathered in the school gardens while watching Back To the Barnyard for one of their final Ag Science classes. Who needs popcorn? We’re taking baby steps towards healthy choices, and changing routines!  
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Ravin', Bravin', Microwavin'

Mustard green chips. I repeat: Mustard. Green. Chips. As a self-professed fair weather vegetarian and halfway decent cook, I like to think that I will gladly experiment with and consume any vegetable that comes my way, but admittedly, I have had a somewhat difficult time with the spicy, horseradish-esque flavor of…
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Miss Erin, Queen of the Doo-Doo

Some jobs require getting dirty. Maybe you work on Wall Street and “getting dirty” means toeing the line of morality to get ahead, or you are a dental assistant who is occasionally doused with a refreshing spray of saliva. Perhaps you’re in a construction crew and becoming covered in dust and sweat is all…
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New Normal

What is your new normal? Is it living in a world where you pass the garden, the goats, the DIY construction projects, and the compost on the way to your physical education class? Is it using your school gardener as the subject of a math problem? Is it a baby…
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Middle School Produce Market

We have two middle school produce markets, one at Clarke Middle School and one at W.R. Coile Middle School. These markets are supported by UGArden. Clarke Middle’s is held every Monday from 4 to 6 at CMS. Coile’s is held every Thursday from 4 to 6 at Coile. Come meet…
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Herding Goats

Six 6th graders, three wheelbarrows, and one very important bucket of alfalfa pellets and goat grain with molasses herded four goats to graze on our cover crop.
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