Parrottsville first grader Caleb Delancy has his arms full of freshly dug potatoes from the
school's garden patch. Harvesting of the crop, planted last spring, was done Thursday, Aug.
|Published: 9:14 AM, 09/10/2013
||Last updated: 9:14 AM, 09/10/2013
Author: Duay O'Neil
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
PARROTTSVILLE-The idea of "hands on" learning
continues to receive much attention in the educational field, but Parrottsville
Elementary's youngest students and their teachers have taken it a step further.
For the second year, students have planted a garden in
late spring and harvested the produce when they return to school in the fall.
Money for the project has come from grants awarded by
Tennessee Farm Bureau, according to Dr. Robert Vick, principal. "The first
year we received $500," said Vick, "and follow up years will receive
For more details, see Tuesday's edition of The Newport Plain Talk.
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