Saturday Programs - Community Events
Ages: All ages welcome
Date: Monthly 1st & 3rd Wednesdays
Time: 9:00 am
Judging from the vegetable garden at Hillside Elementary in Broadlands, the answer is a resounding yes!
Mill Run Elementary School is pleased to announce the receipt of the 2 year grant-funding from GreenKids and the Audubon Naturalist Society starting on 2014-2015 school year. GreenKids Network provides participating public schools with two years of free resources and field experiences to foster watershed stewardship and environmental literacy while meeting established curriculum goals. “At Mill Run, we want our children to be lifelong lovers of outdoor learning. This isn’t about preparing for a standardized test. This is far more profound than that. Our children will be stewards of the environment, for better or for worse. We are so excited that they will learn how their actions impact the environment. Through the GreenKids program, they…
I was curious to visit Bryn’s home since she has told me about the large quantity of tomatoes that a few of her plants produced. She had so many that she even shared with her neighbors, family, and the food bank last year. Having grown up on a dairy farm in Pennsylvania where her family was always growing things in their large backyard garden, it was only natural for Bryn to have a garden of her own. Her education in horticulture makes gardening easier for her, but after my visit it was obvious that gardening was something that anyone can do with a little dedication. Bryn and her family have been living in their townhome…