Growing for the New School Year at Newton

The pizza-garden wheat and “sauce veggies” are thriving thanks to a perfect mix of sun and rain this summer. “Stone soup” veggies are well on their way, along with sunflowers and other flowers. One new idea is to have students collect flower seeds, make seed packets, and sell as a fundraiser. Happy growing, everyone! – Kate Reimanis, Farm to School Coordinator, Newton School, Strafford, VT

Grow It! Returns to White River Junction – September 17

Upper Valley Farm to School will host a Vermont Community Garden Network Grow it! workshop in White River Junction. Join community and school garden leaders from around your region for this unique training series. Learn strategies to boost your garden programs, share stories and ideas, and celebrate this growing movement! Presented by Vermont Community Garden Network in partnership with regional garden expert Charlie Nardozzi. Please visit to register.

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