Growing Things

The food, organic farmers, bees, community gardens, and other planting and crawling things that are making us Green

Minneapolis School Lunches: Locally Grown

Minneapolis Public Schools works with local farms to offer fresh produce and local baked goods and meats for its school lunches. These local products are grown within 200 miles of the Twin Cities, or, in the Farm 2 School program, are grown by a small, minority-owned, beginning or family farmer using sustainable growing methods and…

FAMILY: Why I Care About Our Bees

by Dylan M., 5th grader, Whittier International For a research project I learned about the danger of losing our honeybees. I care about bees because I know our bees are dying and if they disappear we won’t have fresh fruits and vegetables that I love to eat. Did You Know? Some bees will fly up…