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Food Growing League (NC1A): Final Round – Sunflowers

The inaugural Season of the Food Growing League comes to an end in this 5th and Final Round.  First place was a four way tie that came down to who grew the most Sunflowers by weight to determine the League Champion for the 2017-2018 Spring Season. Watch the video and view the results below to print out and share in your classroom.

Total combined harvests for all classes comes to 2096.74 grams or 4.613 lbs. Here’s the individual breakdown by classroom which varied in number of students ranging from 13 to 26 pupils per class:

428.11g – Sugarloaf Class B
398.33g – Sugarloaf Class A
353.72g – Cone Class A (only grew for 4 rounds)
328.98g – Sugarloaf Class C
317.20g – Sugarloaf Class D
270.40g – Stokesdale Class A

These harvests helped feed birds, chickens, turtles, hamsters, and even groundhogs.

Special thanks to Cone, Stokesdale, and Sugarloaf Elementaries for participating. Due to a schoolwide schedule change, Cone Elementary could not take part in the final round.

Thanks also to our sponsors Bulldog Printing, Pita Delite, and 1618 Concepts for helping fund this program.

If your school didn’t get a chance to participant this Spring, we’re currently recruiting for next fall.

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.

 

Sugarloaf Elementary feeds dog their classroom grown Garden Cress

Fourth graders at Sugarloaf Elementary School fed their March Food Growing League harvest of Garden Cress to a dog. Remember to consult your veterinarian about what you can and can’t feed your dogs and cats.

Food Growing League (NC1A): Round 2 – Radishes

It’s Round 2 of the Food Growing League (FGL). With the bad weather of January behind us, classrooms rally behind bigger radish yields. Thanks to Bulldog Printing for helping sponsor the 2nd 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.

Cone Elementary’s Radishes go from Classroom to Groundhog

This month, Cone Elementary’s harvest of microgreen radishes made their way to “Hansel & Gretel,” the two Groundhogs under  Piedmont Wildlife Rehab’s care. Thanks again to Bulldog Printing for helping sponsor the Classroom to Food Market Pipeline (CFMP) at Cone.

Food Growing League – Round 1 Match Ups

This is the 1st Round Match Up video showing which classrooms will be competing against each other in the Inaugural Round of the Food Growing League (FGL) sponsored in part by Bulldog Printing.

Nearly 200 students in 10 Classrooms using the Classroom to Food Market Pipeline (CFMP) program from 4 Schools: Cone Elementary, Dillard Middle, Stokesdale Elementary, and Sugarloaf Elementary make up the participants of this debut season of the FGL.

Because Sugarloaf’s entire 4th grade and Dillard’s entire 8th grade are competing, each classroom is divided into Class A, B, C, & D to identify them. Both the single classrooms from Cone and Stokesdale are also listed as Class A.

The Competition Video for this 1st Round will be posted in late January/early February after all classroom harvests have been completed.