Van Buren Elementary Implements Garden Into Learning

Posted: April 13
By 5 news online – Kate Jordan

VAN BUREN (KFSM) —  Students at King Elementary School in Van Buren are celebrating their state-of-the-art learning garden.

The school received a grant through Captain Planet Foundation during 2016, and it went toward getting their garden started. The foundation has funded more than 2,000 hands-on environmental education projects with schools and non-profits that serve all 50 states and 23 other countries.

The Project Learning Garden program teaches students a variety of subjects including nutrition and science, social studies, math and language arts. Students implement those topics into their gardening, according to the Van Buren School District. Read Full Article