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2019-2020 FGL Fall Season Begins!

It’s time for the Fall Season (October-January) of the Food Growing League once again. Cone Elementary, Leesville Road Middle, and Stokesdale Elementary return for the Fall Season with Northview Middle out of Hickory joining us for their first season.

Like before, Tendergreens, Gardencress, Radish, and Kale will be grown each month with the new option to put harvests into small plastic bags to give to others as pet food instead of the single large container used in previous Fall Seasons.

If your class wants to join the larger Spring Season with more schools taking part from February though May, you can sign up here.

Let the growing begin!

rebuildup.com Podcast: Round 4 Championship of the Food Growing League Fall Season

crest-cfmp-285Bananas are High in Dopamine, Championship Round 4 of the Fall Season Food Growing League, the School Line Up for the Spring, and more in this episode of the rebuildup.com Podcast. Watch the competition video of Round 4 by clicking here. Direct link to the Round 4 Podcast here.

Round 4 Championship (Kale) 2018-2019 Fall Season – Food Growing League – ReBuildUp

Click thumbnails for printable images of each Match
plus Class & Team Ranking

Round 4 is the Final Round of the 2018-2019 Food Growing League Fall Season with Cone Elementary (Greensboro) and Invest Collegiate Middle (Charlotte) vying for 3rd Place and the Championship Match between Sugarloaf Elementary (Hendersonville) and Eastern Wayne High (Goldsboro) deciding the League Champ.

Listen to the Round 4 edition of the rebuildup.com Podcast posted this Tuesday (2/5) for the Fall Season wrap up along with the School Line Up for the Spring Season (Feb-May).

Thanks to Bulldog Printing in Greensboro for sponsoring this month’s competition.

Learn more about the League here.

Round 3 (Radishes) 2018-2019 Fall Season – Food Growing League – ReBuildUp

Click thumbnails for printable images of each Match
plus Class & Team Ranking


Round 3 of the 2018-2019 Fall Season of the Food Growing League features Invest Collegiate Middle (Charlotte) versus Sugarloaf Elementary (Hendersonville) and Cone Elementary (Greensboro) making their season debut against Eastern Wayne High (Goldsboro). The heaviest radish microgreens determine the victor in this round.

Cone Elementary finally got their chance to rejoin the League after weather and scheduling delays in October and November. Unfortunately, due to Winter Storm Diego, Cone Elementary went 9 straight days out of school and unable to water their portable gardens contributing to lower their expected harvest weights.

Invest Collegiate Middle went on Winter Break before they had a chance to grow for Round 3 and they’ll be returning for the final round of the Fall Season this January.

Thanks to Bulldog Printing in Greensboro for sponsoring this month’s competition.

Learn more about the League here.

Cone Elementary rejoins the Food Growing League for Round 3

Welcome back Cone Elementary!

Scheduling setbacks caused by back to back hurricanes and other issues popping up along the way delayed Cone Elementary from taking part in the first two rounds of the Food Growing League this year.

Fortunately, things are back on track just in time for Round 3 when Cone Elementary finished building their Portable Gardens and getting them planted with Radishes a few days before Snow Storm Diego blanketed Greensboro with 13 inches of snow.

This will be Cone’s second year in the League and their third year in the overall program.

Round 2 (Gardencress) 2018-2019 Fall Season – Food Growing League – ReBuildUp

Click thumbnails for printable images of each Match
plus Class & Team Ranking


Round 2 of the 2018-2019 Fall Season of the Food Growing League has Cone Elementary (Greensboro) taking on Invest Collegiate Middle (Charlotte) and Sugarloaf Elementary (Hendersonville) vs. Eastern Wayne High (Goldsboro). Who will grow the most Gardencress microgreens?

Cone Elementary wasn’t able to take part again this month due to scheduling issues, but will officially be entering the competition in December for the final 2 rounds.

Thanks to A. Wright, CPA in Goldsboro and Bulldog Printing in Greensboro for sponsoring this month’s competition.

Learn more about the League here.

Round 1 (Tendergreens) 2018-2019 Fall Season – Food Growing League

Click thumbnails for printable images of each Match plus Class & Team Ranking


We kick off the 1st Round of the Fall Season of the 2018-2019 Food Growing League with the 1st Match of Sugarloaf Elementary (Hendersonville) vs. Cone Elementary (Greensboro) and 2nd Match of Eastern Wayne High (Goldsboro) vs. Invest Collegiate Middle (Charlotte). Unfortunately, due to a tight schedule caused by back to back hurricanes, Cone Elementary was not able to take part this month. We hope to see them back in November.

This season we’ve introduced “Pro-rated” growing to account for weather delays and other issues that alter growing schedules.

This means if a school takes longer than the standard two weeks from plant to harvest, their final harvest numbers are adjusted to show an estimate of their weights if they were harvested on the 14th day as scheduled. Classes with Pro-rated harvest numbers will have a “P” next to their team number and harvest total.

Thanks to A. Wright, CPA in Goldsboro and Bulldog Printing in Greensboro for sponsoring this month’s competition.

Learn more about the League here.

Food Growing League begins Fall Season 2018-2019

We’re excited to begin the Fall Season of the Food Growing League (FGL) this month that features 4 schools made up of 13 classes with over 280 students participating from October through January.

Cone Elementary (Greensboro), Sugarloaf Elementary (Hendersonville), Eastern Wayne High (Goldsboro), and Invest Collegiate Middle (Charlotte) will compete for the best Tendergreen, Garden Cress, Radish, and Kale microgreen harvests each month.

School and Team Rankings will be posted at the end of each month both as a video and printable infographics.

Contact us if your school wants to be a part of the upcoming Spring Season.

Food Growing League (NC1A): Round 3 – Garden Cress

Round 3 of the Food Growing League (FGL). Garden Cress is the food for this month. Thanks to Bulldog Printing and 1618 Concepts for helping sponsor the 3rd Round.

Below are infographics for each match in the round followed by the class ranking so far and individual team rank. The infographics can be clicked on and printed out to display in the classroom to let students know how well they did this month.