Seed to School Lesson Plans

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Seed to School was born out of a collaboration with the Albert S. Hall School in Waterville, where 5th grade teacher Mary Dunn, and our coordinator, Myra Manning, created a series of lesson plans on vegetable varieties and seed saving. The idea is to¬†provide educators with creative resources in order for them to integrate seeds and seed saving into classroom … Read More

Seed Decorations Activity

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How about adding some cheer to your garden-related activities with some seed ornaments and decorations!? ¬† If you’ve got old seeds, now is the perfect time to use them up for arts and crafts, or even a germination test activity (click here for Seed to School’s germination lesson plan). You can get seeds donated from your friendly neighborhood seed companies … Read More

Building A Seed-Savvy Citizenry

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If you missed the presentation by our Coordinator, Myra Manning, at the Maine Farm to School Conference this year, you can still access the resources she provided here! Based on the seed-savvy survey, participants gained an understanding of flower anatomy and reproduction, how seeds are developed, and what it means to live in a world of hybrids, GMOs, heirlooms, and … Read More