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Renaissance Students Visit Their Garden Classroom

As an introduction to their Environmental Studies class at Renaissance Middle School, Mrs. Emily Cullen took her 7th grade students on a tour of the school garden.  The students sampled some tomatoes and discovered the many ripe fruits and vegetables waiting to be harvested.

Ripe cherry tomatoes

Ripe cherry tomatoes

 

Students explore the bed of sweet potatoes

 

Pumpkis were started from seed in the spring by last year's environmental science students.

Pumpkins were started from seed in the spring by last year’s environmental science students.

Mrs. Cullen plans to utiilize the school garden as the students learn about low impact living, food preservation, carbon footprints, and sustainability.