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Grandview High School Garden Design Contest

Andie Conn, Youth Gardens Assistant – Americorps, contributed to this article. On January 31st, the Beanstalk Garden staff took a trip to Grandview High School for a two day garden design project-based learning experience.  The Health and Nutrition instructor, Cassie Dolinar, invited the Beanstalk staff to lead a discussion on nutrition, garden design, and gardening career […]

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Grandview High School Students Seek Healthy Alternatives

Last May and September, Grandview High School health students visited the Beanstalk Children’s Garden to learn more about the nutritional benefits of growing a garden. They were so inspired by their visit that they decided to explore healthy alternatives for food at their own school. Ms. Dolinar, health teacher at Grandview High School, invited the […]

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Leanna Flandermeyer Beanstalk Children’s Garden Now Open!

Last week Kansas City Community Gardens’ Beanstalk Children’s Garden opened for the season.  In the first two weeks alone over 800 children have toured through the garden.  Throughout the summer and early fall, over 4,000 children, teachers and parents will visit the garden, allowing children to become inspired to make healthy food choices as they […]