From the Series Growing Green
Have you ever shopped for fruits, vegetables, or meat at a local farmers’ market? Or maybe your family picks up a weekly box of fresh fruits and vegetables grown by local farmers in a community supported agriculture (CSA) program. So what does it mean to eat local, why is it a good idea, and how can you participate in your own community?
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 6|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||64|
|Reading Counts! Level||12.8|
“[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
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