We have been having a great back to school harvest after our first week back to school. There have been tons of greens, cherry tomatoes, sorrel, mints, carrots, beets, and so much more.
We have started many units in the garden that are centered around the science that students will be studying in their classrooms this quarter. Check out 4th grade learning about food chemistry by comparing nutrition facts:
We have doing some serious harvesting for projects such as lavender oil and medicinal calendula balm- all grown here at Orca.
And look how much mint this class harvested:
Most primary classes got to do a fun garden taste test:
And of course- some delicious mint tea: