From the Series Growing Green
School and community gardens are popping up around the United States, providing fresh produce even in the most crowded spaces in the country. So what exactly is a community or school garden, and why might it be a good idea? What does it take to start a garden, and how can you get involved?
|Grade 6 - Grade 8
|Lerner Publishing Group
|Lerner Publications ™
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Organic foods, sustainable agriculture, free-range farming, eating local—what do these terms mean? And how are these concepts influencing the way people farm, shop, cook, and eat? Readers will evaluate four “green” agricultural food movements, learn how the movements started, View available downloads →
“[A] good series to have on hand to balance textbooks with more conventional approaches. . . . Libraries and schools considering starting gardening or healthy cafeteria food projects will find this series particularly inspiring.”—VOYA