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Organic gardens in schools in Serbia

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Project Proposal

By Zoran Mitrovi
May 2016

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What we want to do

We want to use our knowledge and to show kids how to grown up healthy food, how to protect and care about environment. At the moment we see that in era of «smart devices» nature losing the race, our children are more in virtual world than in real life. The problem is big and solutions are everywhere, we just need to go out and show the kids really satisfaction.

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Thriving School Gardens in St. Louis

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Gateway Greening runs 21 such gardens at schools in the city, both public and private, and has a total of 55 in the region. Much of the budget for this work comes from the Monsanto Fund, which this year provided a grant of $205,000 for the youth garden program.

By Daniel Neman
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
May 11, 2016

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That’s right, an orchard grows outside Mallinckrodt Academy, a public elementary school for gifted students. It’s a small orchard — four apple trees, plus a few pear trees, peach, wild plum and currants — but it is growing in the school’s front yard. And even though the trees will not begin to bear significant amounts of fruit until after the students leave the school, the students say they are happy knowing that the work they do today will benefit those who come after them.

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Beekeeping all the buzz in Regina, Saskatchewan

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Unlike chickens or other livestock, there aren’t any bylaws regulating beekeeping in Regina’s city limits.

By Jamie Fischer
CTV News
Mat 4, 2016

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Walking by Yens Pederson’s yard, it’s easy to miss the approximately 8,000 bees that call it home.

His hive is small and inconspicuous. Last year it produced more than 60 pounds of honey.

“It’s just been really exploding the number of people interested in beekeeping in the last few years,” Pederson, president of the Regina Bee Club, said.

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