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Teaching Opportunity: Imlay City community garden project offers knowledge for students

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BY NICHOLAS PUGLIESE
810-452-2601 • NPUGLIESE@MIHOMEPAPER.COM

IMLAY CITY — Sustainable living as a teachable moment — that’s what students with Imlay City Schools (ICS) will experience as they tend to a new community garden project.

Hyponex/Scotts Miracle-Gro Company of Imlay City has partnered with the district on a project specifically designed to connect today’s students with gardens, greenspaces and healthy outdoor activity.

Bibb Schools Install Hydroponic Gardens for Students to Grow Produce Indoors

SOAR Academy students can grow vegetables and herbs year round with a new indoor garden system.
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by Pepper Baker

"We're teaching students where food comes from and how it's harvested and how it's used and we'll go as far as to use it in the cafeteria when it's done," Sharpe said.

Kinsey says they received the indoor garden units from a joint-partnership grant between a company, called Miracle Gro and the No Kid Hungry charity organization.

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Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and National Head Start Association Welcome Applications for Gro More Good Garden Grants

Program aims to connect one million Head Start children to garden education, fresh food each year
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Too many children and families living in at-risk communities don’t have access to enough fresh, healthy food. And far too many of them have never had the opportunity to see, taste or eat some of the garden’s best-tasting, good-for-you produce.

Studies show that many children from at-risk backgrounds don’t have access to fresh produce on a daily basis. However, research also shows that children who grow fresh food eat more fresh food and are healthier as a result. 

Hydroponic School Gardens: How ScottsMiracle-Gro and No Kid Hungry Are Providing Fresh Food Options in Schools

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Clark Creek Elementary in Acworth, Georgia, is about to get an upgrade to its food pantry.
 
The school pantry feeds 92 kindergarten through 5th grade students each week, giving them a backpack full of food to keep them from going hungry over evenings and weekends when school meals aren’t available. Many of the kids take food home to feed younger siblings too. To date, the school pantry hasn’t been able to offer fresh fruit or vegetables; but that’s about to change.
 

ScottsMiracle-Gro’s Work to Repurpose 5 Billion Pounds of Green Waste Annually

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By Lindsay LaSala, corporate and foundation communications manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro

Over the years, we’ve been persistent in our efforts to find product solutions for gardeners that also benefit the environment. Green waste recycling is a perfect example of one solution we’ve found. 

Ortho and Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Team Up for National Pollinator Month to Gro More Good

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To help raise awareness and community involvement in the pollinator crisis and decline, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation teamed up with its Ortho brand to educate children, families and community members about what they can do to help pollinators.

This is part of ScottsMiracle-Gro’s Gro More Good commitment to connect 10 million kids to the benefits of gardens and greenspaces by 2023, and more specifically, to promote pollinator education and protection to America’s youngest generation of gardeners.

Planting Corporate Gardens: How ScottsMiracle-Gro Associates Are Spreading Their Love for Gardening

Associates plant and harvest corporate gardens for local food pantries, Support other companies in starting garden programs
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By Lindsay LaSala, Corporate and Foundation Communications Manager

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