Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Less Kickball, More Kale

High schoolers in Princeton, NJ can now garden for gym credit: read more from the NYT.

Photo by Jeremy Flesher.

From the article:

“I think it’s strangely enjoyable,” said Tim Vasseur, a Princeton sophomore, shovel in hand. “It’s definitely not easy to do or anything like that.”

And a reminder that it's not all just rainbows, and simplicity:

As for any extra vegetables, most will be donated to local soup kitchens and other charitable organizations. They can’t be used in school lunches, Mr. Wilkinson said, because of existing contracts the school has with food service companies.

right. Time to tweek some PHS contracts for '10-'11.

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