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Jane Hirschi, the author of Ripe for Change: Garden-based learning in schools and the founding director of CitySprouts. Jane shares her take on the importance of garden-based learning with children and some tips for how to get a school garden program up and running.

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Filed under: Spotlights, Children and Schools

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One of the most beloved and storied locations in Boston, Fenway Park is becoming a city leader in green initiatives with their massive rooftop garden, Fenway Farms. Project Bread recently brought groups from Head Start and Boston Latin Schools Youth CAN for a private tour of Fenway Farms with Green City Growers owner and farm manager, Jessie Banhazl, who is heading up the project.

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Filed under: News and Events, Children and Schools

Chef Nick in Lowell

For Lowell schoolchildren, Mill City Grows makes sure that food is more than just lunch, it’s part of the curriculum, helping students develop positive eating habits early on, all while having fun and learning.

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Filed under: Spotlights, Community Solutions, Children and Schools

Brendan Ryan

Brendan Ryan is a chef with a nutrition research background who became the Food Service Director for Framingham Public Schools.

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Filed under: Spotlights, Children and Schools, General