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Posts tagged "Classroom in Bloom"
To market, to market …

To market, to market …

Fourth graders in Tiffany Surface’s class at Methow Valley Elementary ran their own student farmers market at the Classroom in Bloom garden on Thursday. Students displayed and labeled produce with cards that they had made, weighed squash, onions, kale, cabbage and tomatoes, calculated costs based on price per pound or item, took payment from customers...
Classroom in Bloom kicks off year with farmers market

Classroom in Bloom kicks off year with farmers market

By Laurelle Walsh
Classroom in Bloom invites parents and community members to attend its annual student farmers market on two days next week: Oct. 1, recognized across the state as Taste Washington Day, and Oct. 2. Students will be at the market during their class time either day: 4th graders …
Community briefs: July 2, 2014

Community briefs: July 2, 2014

This week: Garlic harvest, wine festival, farm camp, food preservation, wildfire readiness, bowl painting, exchange students, women outdoors, planned giving and naturalization info.
The  garden  is a grand  teacher

The garden is a grand teacher

By Laurelle Walsh

Some of the Methow Valley’s youngest gardeners are outside this week, turning over cover crops, preparing beds for planting, putting seeds in the ground, pruning perennials and making compost.

Methow Valley School District students — 320 of them, from kindergarteners to high school seniors — make gardening …

Classroom in Bloom starts second decade with new funds, support

By Marcy Stamper
Classroom in Bloom, the garden that provides fresh food for local schools along with hands-on, multidisciplinary education, is celebrating a successful fundraising campaign that will support the garden as it begins its second decade. The half-acre garden on the …

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The schoolyard garden that has contributed 2,490 pounds of fresh produce to the school cafeteria in just 10 years — and educated students in subjects from plant science to language arts to math – has launched a fundraising campaign to build the long-term sustainability of the garden. A group of supporters of Classroom in Bloom...