Tag Archives: School gardens

Green Thumbs Camp: August 2015

When it comes to summer camp, pictures speak better than words.  The photos below illustrate our wonderful week in the Charlotte Central School gardens and an amazing field trip to Philo Ridge Farm right across the street from the school. … Continue reading

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Green Thumbs Camp, June 2015

What a week!  Our small but sweet group did a lot of garden work, found plenty of time to play, and made detailed garden journal entires, seed bombs, beautiful painted pots, and delicious snacks along the way.  Check out some … Continue reading

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No Child Left Inside

The following article was published in the most recent edition of the Charlotte News: NO CHILD LEFT INSIDE By: Tai Dinnan Contributor April 09, 2015 Nature Deficit Disorder. Leave No Child Inside. De-natured Childhood. Free Range Kids. What is your … Continue reading

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2015 Summer Camps!

As snow accumulates and chilly temperatures brighten our cheeks, I’m dreaming of summer in Vermont.  This year I’ll be running two camps: Green Thumbs Summer Camp and Turtle Lane Art and Nature Camp.  Check out the camp posters, visit our websites, save … Continue reading

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Empowering Farm to Cafeteria

I was fortunate to have the opportunity to attend this past weekend’s 6th annual National Farm to Cafeteria Conference.  Burlington has been a hot spot for amazing local food and food systems thinking this summer, and I’ve loved being nearby … Continue reading

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Meet Your Farmer

How do you get eggs from a chicken if they don’t want to give them to you? Is it hot working on a farm? Are cucumbers fruits or vegetables? Do you have to catch the animals to get them on … Continue reading

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Rainy Days

Ok, so imagine your title is “Garden Educator.”  Your classroom is a school garden.  It’s lush and chock full of natural learning experiences every week as the seasons pass.  You work after school with students in the garden, so are … Continue reading

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