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It’s finally here, the 2018-19 Food Growing League Spring Season Championship. Started in February, students have been growing their basil plants for 3 months now. See pictures of what they’ve grown and find out which classes had the tallest harvests in the video, podcast, and scorecards above. If viewing in an email, click page link above to view video and podcast.
We’d like to thank the teachers who helped make this program possible in their classrooms!
Hope everyone has a great summer and we look forward to the Fall Season starting in October.
March’s Round 3 of the Food Growing League Spring Season has BSLA Conference with Stokesdale Elementary vs. Cone Elementary, Pleasant Garden Elementary vs. Sugarloaf Elementary. In BSLB Conference,Leesville Road Middle vs. Invest Collegiate Middle andEastern Wayne High vs. Ayden Grifton High in a draw match since both were unable to participate . Watch video above for the results.
The rebuildup.com Podcast (click audio button above) covers Round 3 Scores for the Spring Season of the Food Growing League and how Lettuce helps with cholesterol. If viewing in an email, click page link to view video and podcast.
March’s Round 2 of the Food Growing League Spring Season starts off in BSLA Conference with Stokesdale Elementary competing with Pleasant Garden Elementary and Match 2 with Sugarloaf Elementary up against Cone Elementary. In BSLB Conference, Invest Collegiate Middle takes on Ayden Grifton High and Leesville Road Middle vs. Eastern Wayne High. Watch video above for the results.
The rebuildup.com Podcast (click audio button above) covers Round 2 Scores for the Spring Season of the Food Growing League, Talking to Plants to help them grow, Onions for Hair Growth, Boosting attendance with GrowBucks, and more. You can also click here for this post containing Video & Audio.
TALKING TO PLANTS TO HELP THEM GROW
Here’s the link to a video clip discussing successful experiments in helping plants grow faster through speech and music. Warning: some mild language is used as part of the experiment. CLICK HERE
Check out the new official Food Growing League T customized with your name and team number to help support growing this program.
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.
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.
Students in Mrs. Dalton’s class were kind enough to send us a note personally thanking ReBuildUp for helping bring the Food Growing League to their classroom.
We’d in turn like to thank Sugarloaf Elementary for being one of the first schools to join the program and for continually providing us with valuable feedback on how to improve the program.
Looking forward to hearing your thoughts on the new and improved Spring Season starting in February.