In the Fall of 2009, nineteen kindergarten students embarked on a semester long expedition called, “Feed from Seed.” There were two components of this project; students learned about the characteristics of plants and they were involved in building a greenhouse for Palouse Prairie School. The students collected 1500 2-liter bottles from the Moscow Recycling Center. Washington State University Architecture students were integrated into the program as part of a service learning project. The entire architecture class spent a day with the kindergarten students in building the walls of the greenhouse. After completion of the greenhouse, students grew vegetables for Backyard Harvest, a local non-profit fresh food bank. Students presented their produce to Backyard Harvest and the greenhouse will provide many opportunities for student engagement for the years to come. Volunteer opportunities: Palouse Prairie School -teaching children about planting and growing teaching children about plants, gardening, farming, etc.
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