Jeffers Awards School Garden Grants
Nineteen Minnesota schools from all corners of the State were awarded $500 "seed" grants to help "plant" school gardens. These gardens along with the 15 started last year with Jeffers help will serve a population of more than 15000 Minnesota students.
The grants are a result of a Jeffers Foundation program to encourage all schools to plant school gardens. Jeffers firmly believes that family participation in school gardens will benefit youngsters' education. The program seeks to identify and publish exemplary school garden practices from all around the state. Check out the School Gardens pages for lots of exciting ideas.
The grants were awarded to the following schools:
American Swedish Institute
Crossroads Science & Voc. Ctr.
Heritage Christian Academy
School Garden Stories
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