Photo: Queen Elizabeth II Public School students in Jenn Kranenburg’s Grade 3/4 class display one of the vegetable gardens they have planted at the Chatham, Ont. school on Friday May 20, 2016. Pictured clockwise from left, are: Kaydence Kronemoore, Tiara Blackbird, Trinity Walker, Mirah Coll, Caiden Coll, Jayden Ogle, Chloe Tetrault and Hannah Doey. Ellwood Shreve/Chatham Daily News/Postmedia Network
If your introduction to gardening was planting a bean in a plastic cup in science class, Jenn Kranenburg’s Grade 3/4 class has taken it to a whole new level.
Her students at Queen Elizabeth II Public School have not only planted a large garden at the Chatham school, they have used their coding skills to create apps to educate people about the vegetables they are growing.
They have also joined forces with C-K Table to offer a dining experience on May 28 at the school, using locally-sourced food. The event is the Junior Edition of the Community Dinner Series by C-K Table.
Kranenburg said this interest in locally-sourced food began during the last school year when her class started an indoor garden to provide fresh produce for Outreach For Hunger. Read more…
May 24, 2016