Ingles and Dole Contest Winner Receives Their Garden


Ten-year-olds need to move — to get hands-on, outside, and in the dirt,  said fifth grade math and science teacher Ms. Marilynn Whitcher. It gives them curiosity and excitement, which brings math and science to life!

Teachers and students joined representatives from Ingles, Dole Packaged Foods, and the Captain Planet Foundation in installing a Project Learning Garden. The newly-installed garden will soon be bursting with fresh fruits and vegetables including lettuce, squash, strawberries, pumpkins, and greens. It will be a place that brings classroom lessons to life while teaching about food production and nutrition. Read Article