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The first round of the Spring Season is all about basil with 8 schools across North Carolina vying for the tallest crop and the most Customer Surveys in the Bonus Round. Watch the video or click on the rebuildup.com Podcast player above to hear audio of the competition if you’re unable to view the video.
Schools participating this Spring Food Growing League include Sugarloaf (Hendersonville), Cone (Greensboro), Pleasant Garden (Pleasant Garden), and Stokesdale (Stokesdale) Elementaries in the BSLA Conference and Leesville Road (Raleigh) & Invest Collegiate (Charlotte) Middle Schools along with Eastern Wayne High (Goldsboro) and Ayden-Grifton (Ayden) High in the BLSB Conference.
March 1st marks our 5th year in operation. You can help us grow this year by purchasing your own custom direct-to-garment t-shirt.
We’ve spent the last five years trying out a lot of ideas and the result is our Food Growing League. We’re hoping to test out a new League this Spring and any additional funds help speed up the process.
Thanks for all your support in the past and going forward even if it’s just checking in from time to time to see what’s going on.
This week, Cone Elementary in Greensboro finished building their Portable Gardens to grow basil in during the Spring Season (Feb-May) of the Food Growing League. The basil grown will be harvested for a Mother’s Day Plant Sale School Fundraiser in May.