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Salad Science: Growing Edibles in Container Gardens!

NEW!  Watch GreenKids talk Salad Science.  Thanks to the generous support of Whole Foods Montgomery County, we were able to produce this short piece featuring the impact our GreenKids Salad Science program is making on our region's school-aged children.  

Salad Science from Mark Leisher Productions on Vimeo.

What better way to save energy than to produce tasty, organic produce right in your schoolyard? Students grow their own salad greens from seeds, learn about parts of plants and their nutritional value, collect data on plant growth, and harvest the salad greens for a delicious salad party. This project requires a six-week commitment to weekly garden visits and at least one parent volunteer.
All Grades

Creating an Edibles Garden

GreenKids Salad Science

SaladWhetstPlant   salad planter IMG 9118
Planting seeds at Whetstone ES   Salad table
SaladEssHarvest   SaladHighlViewHarvest
Harvesting at East Silver Spring ES   Harvesting at Highland View ES
SaladHarmonyHarvest   SaladCedarGrove
Harvesting at Harmony Hills ES   Harvesting at Cedar Grove ES
SaladCedarGrove2   SaladHarmonyEating
Preparing for a feast   A green feast!



Special thanks to our Salad Science partners!
Whole Foods   growiteatit umd