by Pat Kardian
March 15, 2011

Everyone is going green these days and local schools are no exception. Aside from promoting recycling and reusable merchandise in the school shops, parents and administrators are recognizing the importance of getting kids involved with growing things on school grounds.  Important concepts like overconsumption, waste production, and learning where food comes from are imperative in today’s environmentally-conscious society. What better than to teach upcoming generations about these issues so that they might grow up with a “sense of environmental responsibility,” as Sarah Gross, PTA President of Fox Elementary, puts it.  Read more…