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  • Where gardening is all but elementary

    Where gardening is all but elementary

    Photos by Alex Wang; Produced by Daniel Oppenheimer, College of Natural Sciences
    Published: March 19, 2012

    At the University of Texas Elementary School, students get a taste of organic gardening and learn how to make lifelong healthy eating habits a part of their lives.

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      Dave said on April 25, 2012 at 1:33 p.m.
      This is a great way to introduce gardening to children. I believe that letting the children themselves harvest their crops would encourage them to tend their gardens well throughout the gardening period. I've seen children near condos in downtown Austin carry some of their harvests from school and all of them looked so excited!
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      Kerry01 said on March 21, 2012 at 9:41 p.m.
      I would love some comments for worm farming from your elementary students to put on my website about worm farming.Thank you
  • Graduate Ryan Riddle is a foodie for life
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    As a fourth-grader, Ryan Riddle asked his parents for a George Foreman Grill for...
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