Fairbanks students learn to grow, harvest, sell veggies
FAIRBANKS — Around town, students can be found digging, pulling, plucking and planting in gardens run by Calypso Farms.
This summer’s active school gardens are at Hunter Elementary School, Randy Smith Middle School and Woodriver Elementary School. Kid crews of a maximum of 10 people work to grow and harvest food.
Sarah Furman, school garden coordinator, said the kids enjoy the work for different reasons and are learning as they go.
“If you asked them, they would all say it’s really fun, because you get to make friends and eat good food,” Furman said.Read full article