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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
About Us
Contact Us
About Us
"Digging in the Dirt" is a teacher created landscape plan to utilize our schoolyard as part of the classroom experience.  Our "Community Team" consists of the following organizations:

Our "Digging in the Dirt" project's focus is on healthy eating and increased physical activity.

The E J Garden Team founders includes:

  • Bianca Aniski, Garden Coordinator
  • Wendy Yeager
  • Linda Kelley (former PE Teacher 2010)
  • Deb Setzer (retired)
  • Shelley Smith
  • and many, many, many, many, many volunteers

       Pictured left to right: Wendy Yeager, Grade 2 Teacher; Linda Kelley, PE & Health Teacher (2010)
                                      Deb Setzer, Grade 1 (retired) & Bianca Aniski, School Nurse.

We welcome ALL school gardening supporters on our island

and in the extended community.

 Our sustainability is rooted in community involvement and

cross-curricular use.