Thursday, August 11, 2011

Kids + Gardens = Great Mix

Lots of good news for kids in the garden!

Our Water, Weed, and Wait has been named a winner of a 2011 Growing Good Kids—Excellence in Children's Literature award by Junior Master Gardeners. What a perfect fit for our school garden picture book with its whimsical illustrations by Colleen Madden. (Learn more about this award at www.jmgkids.us/)

And actor/chef Jake Gyllenhaal is now a spokesperson for Edible Schoolyards. (edibleschoolyards.org)

Check out the August 2011 Better Homes and Gardens magazine featuring Michelle Obama and lots of tips about kids working in gardens, and growing and eating healthy foods. Great photos of kids.

What's happening in your school garden?

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