The pictures below show the condensation that is starting to form on the plastic trays, which indicates that they have enough water.
Stay tuned for the progress of the microfarm as I anxiously wait for my microgreens to start sprouting!
Grant recipients will receive up to $1,000 in support for service-learning projects that focus on childhood obesity, engage youth ages 5-25 in the planning and implementation process, and take place during Semester of Service 2010 (MLK Day, January 18, to Global Youth Service Day, April 23-25).
Each of these stories offers important lessons about food, farming, gardening, etc. and would be a great resource or story to read to your class.
Enjoy your Stone Soup! Just don't forget to remove the stone before you start eating!
Inviting a gardener to come to your classroom allows students to realize that they are part of a larger gardening community. It can be conducted before students start a garden or once they have begun gardening. Either way, it should allow for great gardening stories to be shared!
Activity adapted from Krasny, M. (2005, June). Garden Mosaics Program Manual. Cornell University.