Photos by Erin Olschewski, Sustainability Resource Center
Last week, Continuing Education partnered with the campus garden stewards to bring elementary student groups to learn about growing food. Students learned about kale, garlic, and herbs, and also learned about the value of lady bugs in a garden for organic protection from pests.
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Garden steward Georgie Corkery leads 8 year olds on a tour through the Pioneer Garden.
Elementary students answer questions about gardening at one of the Edible Campus Gardens sites.
University Continuing Education brought an elementary student group to the Edible Campus Gardens on April 2.
Elementary students try to identify edible plants at the student gardens on campus.
Marykate Glenn, the new assistant garden coordinator, speaks with elementary students about growing food.
Who knows why we love lady bugs in the garden? Raise your hand! (Psst … lady bugs eat aphids!)
Elementary students enjoy some time outside at the all-organic Edible Campus Gardens.