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Edible Vegetable Garden

2014 Alexandria, Virginia, USA
students with gardening tools
Students in the Garden Club at Glasgow Middle School proposed to create a raised‐bed vegetable garden in front of the school cafeteria, to reduce the environmental impact of food choices made by students and to promote healthy eating in the school community.  Where once an unused grassy area they built was wood raised beds, planting tomato, pepper, eggplant, and other vegetables. garden

Although their Caring for Our Watersheds proposal did not make the finals round of the 2014 competition, they went ahead with the project using the school participation reward of $250  provided by Nutrien to purchase materials and  seeds.