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Growing Minds is a program of Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project. ASAP’s mission is to help local farms thrive, link farmers to markets and supporters, and build healthy communities through connections to local food.

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Seeds

The tiny seed that blows on the wind is looking for the perfect place to put down roots.

A seed is sleepy, but after a nice long nap, some sun, and a snack it is ready to grow into something magnificent!

How does a tiny acorn grow into an enormous oak tree? This classic book shows how little seeds become the plants and trees that surround us.

A fold-out rhyming book showing the progress of a seed, into a plant, then into a crop.

Miss Maple loves nurturing the lost seeds of the world. Travel through the seasons with her and her woodland friends as they help the seeds stay strong before it’s their time to be planted. And remember, big tall trees started out as tiny little seeds.

A short novel for readers 10 and up, Seedfolks tells the story of a small garden in a vacant lot, told through the eyes of 13 diverse members of the community.

Simple explanations and photographs of different kinds of seeds and how they travel.

Learn all about seeds! Learn what they need to grow into plants, how they can be spread around, and what types we eat.

Buddy the Bear just got a special package from his grandfather – Five days of seed activities!

A boy plants a circle of sunflower seeds in the spring and up grows a sunflower house!  All summer long he plays in it with his friends, until one day the leaves start to turn brown and the sunflowers droop. Is it the end of the sunflower house forever?