Category Archives: Field Trips

What Our Farmer Did This Summer

In addition to weeding, mulching (and sweating) through the hot South Florida summer days, we have spent much of the past month researching ways to increase production in our current space. The goal is two-fold: To serve more of the … Continue reading

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Zion Lutheran Middle School students are back!

Starting September 23rd and continuing for the next 10 weeks we have Zion Lutheran students doing all kinds of creative, educational and nutritional things at the garden. 1st to the garden are the 6th graders who in the last two … Continue reading

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Middle School Youth work on the Model Plot

If you aren’t on our Facebook you may have missed seeing some of the progress on the Model Plot– our version of a garden scaled just right for a church lawn or the side yard of a non-profit. Zion Lutheran … Continue reading

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Friday at the Garden– Growing 5th Graders and a Plant Nursery

Friday dawned warm and tropical at The Fruitful Field and the action began with a group of volunteers arriving to set up for the arrival of 100+ 5th graders from Tedder Elementary. At 9:00 sharp they arrived ready to learn … Continue reading

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Volunteers Needed- Kindergarten visit to the garden Dec 10th 2010

Kids love field trips to The Fruitful Field! It’s a great time for the volunteers also. On Friday morning December 10th at 9:00 AM one hundred kindergarten kids from Tedder Elementary school will stop by to learn about plants, bugs, … Continue reading

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Tedder Elementary– 4th and 1st Graders- Planting Pines, Worms, Lady bugs, Watermelon hills

This last week has been hopping with activity as kids from Tedder Elementary are making it a regular part of their learning circuit. We’ve had a great new addition to our volunteer team– Chloe Lyon and friends– for the last … Continue reading

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