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Gardens built with hopes to teach kids about service and nutrition Chippewa Middle School secretary Jennifer Tinerella said the garden was planted last school year by a college preparatory class. Tinerella has helped maintain the garden this summer along with Mounds View High School students and a Girl Scout troop, she said. View full story at: http://www.lillienews.com/articles/2015/09/09/gardens-built-hopes-teach-kids-about-service-and-nutrition#.VfAbbxGqqko

From fork to fork: five cooks and their kitchen gardens Some chefs can’t wait to escape the restaurant so they can retreat into their backyard, their rooftop, even their front steps, and surround themselves with … food! View full story at: http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2015/aug/23/cooks-and-their-kitchen-gardens-bruno-loubet-thomasina-miers

Mercer Botanic Gardens Announces Fall/Winter 2015 Program Schedule SPRING, TX - Mercer Botanic Gardens has announced their Fall/Winter 2015 Program Schedule. With leadership from Commissioner R. Jack Cagle, Mercer Botanic Gardens is a Harris County Precinct 4 Parks facility located one mile north of FM 1960 at 22306 Aldine Westfield Road in Humble, 77338. Harris County Precinct 4 programs serve people of all ages regardless of socioeconomic level, race, sex, religion, national origin, or physical ability. View full story at: http://fatcatwebproductions.com/ThePaper_2014/md-thenews/content/mercer-botanic-gardens-announces-fallwinter-2015-program-schedule#sthash.FiOd58LT.dpuf

From Our Gardens: School gardens plant seeds in young minds As a child, my hands and feet turned a shade of red matching the clay soils of eastern Rowan County during the warm summer months. View full story at: http://www.greensboro.com/life/from-our-gardens-school-gardens-plant-seeds-in-young-minds/article_5a5e90ec-5745-52c8-84a8-655416cafc7f.html Honey bees keep crops and gardens humming Without honey bees, we wouldn’t have honey, but we also wouldn’t have chocolate. Or coffee. View full story at: http://www.qconline.com/life/food/honey-bees-keep-crops-and-gardens-humming/article_b703a913-78fe-532a-aafa-d26c6c0cd708.html