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Grandview High Schoolers Excel at Garden Design and Vegetable Production

This story was contributed by Martha Walker, retired newspaper and United Press International wire service reporter who also worked 22 years in corporate communications and market research. What began as collaborative brainstorming between a Grandview High School teacher and a retired teacher who develops educational initiatives for Kansas City Community Gardens has introduced another generation […]

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Grandview High School Students Harvest Their Garden Designs

Back in January, the Grandview High School Health and Nutrition Instructor, Cassie Dolinar, reached out to KCCG to figure out a way to get her students more involved in gardening and to teach them more about the process of growing, harvesting, and consuming healthy vegetables straight from the garden. KCCG’s Beanstalk Children’s Garden staff took […]

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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 Welcomes Beanstalk Garden Staff To Help Design Garden

Nikki Schaper, KCCG’s Beanstalk Garden Assistant, contributed to this article. Grandview High School and KCCG have developed a unique relationship over the past year. It started with a field trip last spring when Grandview’s Health and Nutrition teacher, Cassie Dolinar, brought her class to the Beanstalk Garden to tour the garden and sample some fresh […]

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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 […]