Archive for Category: Green Kids

bees

Bees: A farmer’s best friends!

Bee friendly gardens are becoming popular in the gardening community. So what’s the hype and is there anything in it for you? Bees could be the key to what’s missing, being that they are helpers that pollinate and can potentially help other areas of your garden. You can’t say...

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littering

Keeping Litter From “Growing”

Local 4-H kids recently helped clean up the earth and taught others about littering and recycling in a special event at the Scott Family Amazeum.  These dedicated kids started at the Mercy Trailhead picking up litter in October. This was after the big flood, and the water level had gone...

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compost

STEAM Kids: Compost in a Cup

For the “Compost in a Cup” experiment, we are going to make a mini composting bin in a cup to show the composting process and how composting can reduce food waste and help the environment. Ingredients and supplies: • 16 oz. cup with holes in the bottom • Pair...

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waste

Food Gratitude: The Importance of Reducing Food Waste

Many of us are lucky to live in a country where good, fresh food is available for sale at every store. And we all should be grateful for that. But, we also waste a lot of good food in America, every single day. How much food is wasted every...

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