United States
We will create the garden in a 10x10m space allotted to us by the university. We have teamed up with Ryan Harb and Jono Neiger of Amhurst, MA to create a design that will meet our goals and thrive. A Garden Dream Team of students and faculty are in charge of design decisions. The Team is networking with outside groups such as the CT chapter of the National Organic Farmers Association, Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, and Sodexo to gather support in forms of monetary contributions, as well as labor. Soil preparation is already underway, thanks to the effort of several faculty and students. Planting will begin in late spring. Plants will be donated or purchased with grant money. Garden maintenance should be minimal (if we design it right), but will be undertaken by volunteers, including the Dream Team. Watch our progress at : http://www.wcsu.edu/goodall/permculture.asp#updates
United States
Our project involves the construction of a community garden which can be accessed by families during the summer months. Students would utilize the garden during the school year to connect math, science, health, and social studies. We have students, teachers, parents, and class time to use to build our garden. An action plan has been started and we need to move forward with funding.
United States
We will swap plants (and gardening/ Earth Day knowledge) with others in our community.
United States
This project begins at the start of the school year. Students plant seedlings in our garden for Kale, Collard Greens, Various herbs, and tomatoes. Students care for the garden by weeding and watering when needed, harvesting the produce, and donating to Boca Helping Hands (a local food pantry in Boca Raton, FL). So far this year we have harvested 159 lbs for donation. This produce is either used in the preparation of meals for clients or used as part of the grocery bag program. In this program, clients are given a brown paper grocery bag full of nutritious food options.
United States
We will garden in the garden during class time. All of my classes, 160 students will participate in the project. When they harvest food, I will cook for them. They can also come up with their favorite recipe.
United States
My project will provide food for the poor and people in need. We will do this by planting many vegetables at a garden plot and picking them daily. After we get enough vegetables we will deliver them to the people who need them.
Puerto Rico
We already started a urban garden in our university and we have been doing discussion panels between students and promoting our job in schools . We will also be doing an agricultural fair on the last weekend of April where we have invited many schools and people from all over the country . Over there they would be able to know our plans and to listen to experts on what they can do to support our ideas .
United States
We will are planting vegetables that will be harvested in June. The harvested vegetables will be given to families in need here at our school and also to a local soup kitchen for distribution there. Several local businesses have been kind enough to donate organic soil, seed, and gardening tools. So far we have planted seeds inside that are being cared for by member of our club. The seedlings are growing under lamps until they are strong enough, and when it is warm enough for growing outside. We have recently expanded our garden to include a much larger urban garden that is being transformed from an old basketball court at our school into a place to grow, learn, and harvest produce for families in need.
United States
We will volunteer our time to organic farms through WWOOF. Experiencing life on a farm & learning how to do it yourself, by lending a hand to farms in need of help.
United States
Our small group has offered our time every other Saturday morning, during the Spring/Summer/Autumn for a few hours of our to work on the farm. Weeding, harvesting, & anything else they may need help with. We did it last year & can't wait to get started again! The farm will be having an Earth Day Pot luck as well... & it'll be so exciting to use some of this years beautiful produce to make a meal to share. :-)

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