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Digging In The Dirt

Celebrating Our 7th Year of Schoolyard Gardening

What's in the Garden
Certified Naturally Grown
AtlantiCare Grants
2013 White House Kitchen
2011 NJSBA Award
2010 GoGreen Grant
2009 NJDHSS Award
Watch Us Grow
Phase 1 Schoolyard Garden
Phase 2 Fitness Clusters
Phase 3 Rain Gardens
Garden Based Lesson Plans
Curriculum Connectors
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The "Potato Patch" was Phase One of our "Digging In The Dirt" project and had been created from the "Healthy Community Development" Mini-Grant award in 2009.  This grant has initiated the beginning of a sustainable, edible garden as a nutritional intervention to provide an awareness of increased fruit and vegetable consumption.

Plant-based education is cross-curricular and can easily be utilized in nutrition, science, mathematics, language arts, social studies, instructional technology, physical education, art and music.