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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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Eve Bunting

A young girl and her grandpa create a butterfly house, and together watch the small larva grow into a beautiful Painted Lady.

It’s hard being the new kid in school, especially when you don’t speak English. On her second day with her new class Farah takes a trip to the apple orchard where she discovers that many things in her new home are just like the things she left behind.

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?