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Dartmouth, MA Middle School garden club students grow the food they eat
Students and faculty advisors from Dartmouth Middle School's informal garden club brought some of their fresh-picked produce to the Dartmouth School Committee's latest meeting to demonstrate just how successful the school's newest program has been this year.
 

Food knowledge grows from in-school garden
An in-school garden club has brought together junior high students to learn about growing and preparing food in Edmonton.
 

Growing a Better School Lunch
300 Sibley East H.S. students in MN got involved in planting and harvesting three gardens, which total around 3.5 acres, filled with tomatoes, potatoes, peppers, green beans, carrots, onions and more. The students implement the process from start to finish.
 

Learning Gardens at CPS Schools Plant Seeds for Healthy Food Choices
On this fall day, 12-year-old Najee Lee and his classmates are harvesting their garden. His new favorite vegetable? Radishes.("Because it's healthy," he says.)
 

Tulane University study finds value in school-garden programs
Evaluation of Edible Schoolyard New Orleans (ESYNOLA), coordinated by the Tulane Prevention Research Center (PRC), sought to evaluate how the whole school community - students, families, teachers and neighbors - can participate in the growing, harvesting and sharing of food as a means of improving community health.