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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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Blackberries

These berry popsicles are a refreshing summer treat. Make them your own with your favorite local berries.

A visit to a blackberry patch, involving all 5 senses.

This salad is made with lots of fresh, local ingredients and does not require any cooking, making it perfect for the classroom!

Take your students on a rollicking ramble through the berry brambles! A ton of fun to read aloud, Jamberry features a boy and a friendly bear joyously romping through a fantastic berry world, and introduces a wide variety of berries that grow in our region. Read this book before a snack of local berries.

From wild berries to cultivated berries, berries growing in the summer and berries growing in the winter, turn the pages to find out more about the berries we commonly eat.