Blooming Gardens - KIPP Chicago Public Schools

The Whole Child Review Issue No. 1, October 2019

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Blooming Gardens

Four years ago, the Common Ground Foundation, led by Academy Award winning artist, actor, and author, Common, partnered with the Gardeneers to bring a garden project to KIPP Bloom College Prep (KBCP). Since the founding of the gardens, the Gardeneers, a non-profit that cultivates customized school garden programs, has been visiting KBCP once a week to teach KIPPsters how to tend to the garden. They also lead demonstrations on healthy eating using vegetables from the garden.

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