KU School of Medicine is showing elementary and middle school children in Kansas City, Kan., the joys and benefits of organic gardens

The KCK Organic Teaching Gardens are featured in The University of Kansas Medical Center News…

KU School of Medicine is showing elementary and middle school children in Kansas City, Kan., the joys and benefits of organic gardens.

Harvest Time at Northwest Middle School in KCK 10/22/12

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Harvesting Sweet Potatoes at Rosedale Middle School 10/16/12

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Planting Spring Bulbs at Banneker Elementary in KCK 10/12/12

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Harvesting Sweet Potatoes at Frank Rushton Elementary 10/9/12

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Harvesting Sweet Potatoes at Argentine Middle School 10/4/12

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Sweet Potato Workshops at Argentine Middle School

Sixth grade science and social studies classes, at Argentine Middle School in KCK, participated in the KCK Organic Teaching Gardens Sweet Potato Workshops on Friday, November 4, 2011.

Students sample sweet potato fries

 

Volunteer Night!

On Thursday, October 27, from 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM, the KCK Organic Teaching Gardens held our second volunteer night of the year.  High School Seniors and Juniors, from Sumner and Washington High Schools helped wash, peel, and slice organically grown sweet potatoes.  These potatoes will be used in our Sweet Potato Workshops that begin on Tuesday, November 1, at Argentine Middle School.   Volunteer Nights will continue through the year, in Mr. Zeigler’s science classroom at Rosedale Middle School.

 

Planting fall bulbs at Argentine Middle School (Part 2)

On Friday, October 28, 2011, the KCK Organic Teaching Gardens planted fall bulbs of tulips and daffodils, with 5 Sixth Grade classes at Argentine Middle School.  In total over 425 bulbs were planted near the front entryway to the school.

 

Planting fall bulbs at Argentine Middle School (Part 1)

On Tuesday, October 25, 2011, The KCK Organic Teaching Gardens planted fall bulbs of tulips and daffodils at the front entry-way of their school.

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