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Mrs. Bush from Chico CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

From Farming to Market - Planting Seeds to Selling Produce

Help me give my students the equipment necessary to market and display their farm fresh picked produce!

  • $429 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 2nd graders are truly special! Our class fluctuates in size, but consistently there are about 26 students. We are a school family; school is a safe and nurturing environment.

Our school is diverse and rich in culture.

Most of our students are on free and/or reduced lunch programs. They come to school ready to learn and are safe, respectful, responsible and hardworking. The majority of our students are not exposed to agriculture or don't understand where our food and fiber comes from. My passion, having grown up in a farming family, is to educate and intertwine the knowledge of how our food is grown, the work that goes into it, and how it eventually gets into our grocery stores.

This school garden project will bridge that gap of "farm to fork" with the work of planting and maintaining a school garden and then harvesting the produce. We may get our hands a bit dirty, but we will learn by doing!

My Project

We've got our school garden up and growing! We've planted a variety of lettuces and vegetables. Now, it's time to begin harvest and reap the rewards of our hard work. We will be bringing the project full circle, from farm to fork. We want to provide our school community with school-grown produce, fresh from our garden beds. We will set up a mini farmers market stand using the donations from this project. The chalk board will be designed and decorated by the students, advertising what veggies are available! The produce stand will sit outside of our classroom and students will be in charge of maintaining the booth. Any money raised by the money lock box will be put towards future agricultural field trips! The money collected in the cash box will connect to our mathematical standards of counting money. This is the second phase of our "Planting Seeds for Agricultural Knowledge" project!

Mrs. Bush
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 26 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Melissa & Doug Wooden Grocery Store and Lemonade Stand - Reversible Awning, 9 Bins, Chalkboards • Amazon Business $89.98 1 $89.98
Vgo... 3 Pairs Age 5-7 Kids Gardening,Lawing,Working Gloves,Foam Rubber Coated(Size XXS,3 Colors,KID-RB6013) • Amazon Business $9.48 9 $85.32
Folding Two-sided Marquee Stained Wood Easel - Whiteboard & Black Chalkboard (H42 x W24ins) • Amazon Business $77.99 1 $77.99
Wooden Paint Sticks 9" Bulk of 100pc Hardwood Stir Sticks for Mixing Paint & other liquids, Use for Art project & Home Improvement, Garden, Library Marker & Kids Activity DIY Wood Craft Sticks • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
Crafty Croc Liquid Chalk Markers, 10 Pack of Neon Chalk Pens, For Nonporous Chalkboards, Bistro Boards, Glass and Windows • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Master Lock Cash Box, Locking Cash Box with Money Tray, Medium, 7113D • Amazon Business $13.50 1 $13.50

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