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Putting the School Garden to Bed for Winter

During the two weeks before Thanksgiving break, many students helped “put the garden to bed.” English classes, social studies classes, and even advisories helped out with various activities. 7th grade English and Creative Writing took turns planting next year’s garlic with this year’s harvest as seed. Cooking for Health cleaned out the greenhouse and planted strawberries that will ripen in June.

Kristen Downey’s 8th grade advisory “tucked in” our new blueberry bushes with a good weeding session and a thick layer of wood chips. Food Justice harvested napa cabbage, daikon radishes, and even our own ginger to make a big batch of garden kimchi! It was a fulfilling few weeks in the garden. Our garden couldn’t thrive without the dedication of our faculty and students. And we’re already busy dreaming up ideas for Spring.  Stay tuned for opportunities for our TA community to help “wake up the garden” next Spring!



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