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SCHOOL GARDENS: WOODLAND ELEMENTARY

Woodland Elementary

Alexandria Public Schools

  • Coordinated by Elementary Principal and Food Services Director
  • Works cooperatively with Master Gardeners and Target Corporation
  • Partners with U of M Extension
  • Donates produce to areas of need in county
  • Summer school students maintain and use produce for other "teachable moments."
  • Food served in school lunchroom summer and fall
  • Have 15 apple trees on site
  • Serves garden grown strawberries and raspberries for meals and snacks
  • Serves asparagus from garden
  • K-6 students involved from "seed to harvest."

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