Monthly Archives: September 2018

Sow There!: You can smell fall in the air Sept. 21, 2018

Zucchini is actually a fruit, and third graders enjoy it even more when it’s been cut into fun shapes. (Photo by Heather Hacking) By HEATHER HACKING | PUBLISHED: September 21, 2018 I felt the first rustle of autumn while picking up twigs from … Continue reading

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Sow There!: Food and water use – you may wish you had not wondered 9/14/18

How much water does it take to grow inedible mystery squash? Too much. (Photo by Heather Hacking) By HEATHER HACKING | Columnist September 14, 2018 at 3:25 am Existential zucchini crisis Growing zucchini, All summer, last summer, the summer before. Hovering over … Continue reading

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Sow There!: Snails and tomatoes, a great combo for the classroom 9/7/18

By HEATHER HACKING | Columnist September 7, 2018 at 3:52 am My third graders love fresh vegetables. We eat lunch in the classroom, and one day I was walking between the aisles demonstrating healthful eating habits. I was about to make an … Continue reading

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