Food and Health
Human Community and Human Condition
Project in progress

What is your wish for this project?

As a member of our C.P. Smith Elementary School's gardening committee and in a state where our winters can be long and brutal, I wish for our committee to lead by example. That said, having enlisted classrooms to adopt raise beds in hopes that our teachers and students will get excited about gardening, the committee have not gotten the enthusiastic response we had hoped for. We belief that we need to lead by example and have ourselves adopted a raised more

How are you going to do it?

Our project will do the following: *Pick a raised bed in prime location to evoke school community interest (front yard) *Name our raised bed - The Potato Heads (very visual with art on the sides of the bed) *Plant hearty potatoes *Write poetry weekly to continue to stimulate interest ...