Kinder gardeners

Kinder gardeners

K-5 school’s youngest pupils grow, harvest and process greens for school salads.

Roosevelt Elementary School in the Janesville School District in Wisconsin, like a growing number of schools around the country, maintains a school garden. However, unlike most schools where either the older students tend the garden or children from across multiple grade levels pitch in, at Roosevelt the garden has become the sole province of the youngest students, the kindergarteners (Roosevelt is a K-5 school).

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