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No-Cook Recipes and MORE!

It’s harvest season, and that means it’s time to come together and eat!  There are a lot of ways to enjoy your garden produce with students, so TKC has developed resources to make enjoying and sharing your produce fun and easy. Whether you want to whip up a no-cook classroom tasting, invite the entire school […]


Strawberry Bonanza

As the school year comes to a close and summer begins, enjoy a refreshing snack with these delicious strawberry inspired recipes! Strawberry Cucumber Ice Pops -No time to cook? No worries! Blend a few simple ingredients and place these pops in the freezer for a quick and healthy treat! Strawberry Vinaigrette – Liven up your salad […]


Ask Farmer Tim | June 2017

Dear Farmer Tim, I’m excited to grow a summer garden and reap the rewards of delicious tomatoes and crispy cucumbers! Last year I had a lot of volunteer teachers and parents on board to help, but this summer we’re functioning with a smaller group of volunteers. What are the most important things I should keep […]

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Garden Grant Round-Up | May & June 2017

Current Grant Opportunities: Salad Bars to Schools donates salad bars to schools across the US and they are currently looking for applicants! Encourage your food service manager or director to apply for this grant. Qualifying applicants will need to provide district enrollment numbers, free and reduced lunch participation percentage, and various contact information. If your […]


Win a Tasting Kit, Track your Harvest Data!

It’s the start of harvest season and we’re working with all Learning Garden schools to collect harvest data. This spring, when you share your harvest data with us you’ll automatically be entered in to win a classroom tasting kit! All schools who share their harvest data with TKC will receive a harvest summary at the […]