In March the students will be harvesting gorgeous green cabbages from the school garden!
The Texas Education Agency posted a short blurb on Cypress-Fairbanks ISD’s Power Up Cafe and their team up with Ready To Grow Gardens to promote positive nutritional information to students, staff and parents.
Students will by harvesting sugar snap peas from their school garden! Students watched in amazement as curling tendrils, the plants adaptation for climbing, wrapped around the trellis and helped the vine climb up to the sun.
It’s January and everyone is excited for the long awaited carrot harvest in our school gardens! There is nothing quite like watching a child pull a carrot from the ground.
It’s time for broccoli harvest in our school gardens! Students have been patiently watching and waiting as the broccoli crowns slowly grow larger with the cooling fall weather.
This month we will be harvesting radishes and kale in the school gardens!
This month Stephanie Baker, the garden lady, will be harvesting sweet potatoes in the school garden!
In this Houston Chronicle article, Ready to Grow Gardens helps Hamilton Middle School with their farm-to-market idea.
Cypress-Fairbanks ISD recieved a “One in a Melon” award by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service. This award is for having an exemplary farm to school program and was only awarded to one school district in each state. Ready to Grow Gardens manages gardens and provides garden education at 11 CFISD elementary […]
From “edible HOUSTON” an article discussing gardening in education where the author describes a typical gardening class with Stephanie Baker at Sampson Elementary as an example.