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fork to fork

Tommi & Laura: Outdoor Learning Tommi, Laura and Headteacher Janine Ryan discuss the benefits of outdoor learning stood in the brand new ARK Franklin Primary school biodome! More funds are needed to complete the Open Air Classroom project, so why not help us fundraise - join us at the next Fork to Fork food festival […]

Posted: May 27 2016
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learning with the land

The Walden Project takes public high school to the woods each day in western Vermont. In this 5-minute preview of a 30-minute film produced by Walden alumna Julia Walsh, check out the history, environment, community, discussions, food and philosophy of the Walden Project. For information about their related student art exhibit (also called Learning with […]

Posted: December 17 2012
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the nicest biodynamic crayons

And a nice family that distributes them right here in Columbia County, NY. Meadowsweet Naturals - Stick Crayons

Posted: August 6 2012
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DIY skills for kids

DIY.orgjust released the first of their Skills pages. Included in these is a Gardener Skill page. DIY has many enthusiastic gardeners already in the fold, now there's a curated curriculum where these budding agrarians can challenge themselves. What do you think, Greenhorns?  They have plans to release Landscaper, Hydrologist, Rancher, Animal Keeper, Mycologist, Forester and […]

Posted: August 6 2012
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farm camp

farmalley.com - West Marin, CA Rebecca Burgess, of Fibershed, teaches there.  What a dream to send your kid to farm camp! There are dozens of such camps across the country.  Do you know of a good one?  Comment on this post and we'll do a farm camp round-up in a few weeks.

Posted: April 10 2012
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real food in schools

Some news on Slow Food's Time for Lunch campaign... Remember this date: September 7, 2009. We’ll look back on that day as the moment when people across America took a stand about the food our children eat at school. As you know, children who grow up enjoying food that is both delicious and good for […]

Posted: June 24 2009