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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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An introduction to trees and the wide range of things that come from them, including wood, fruit, and maple syrup.

Learn how seeds flip, float, fly, roll, dance, and more!

This book tells the story of ancient trees cut to become masts for 18th century British ships.

Here in the meadow, everything is growing.

Laura is embarrassed that her mom stops to talk to all of the trees on her way home from school. But the more time Laura spends with the trees, the more she starts to notice their unique features.

A closer look at the diverse habitats for plants and animals in North Carolina.

Follow this Oak tree’s transformation through the four seasons, and see who lives among its branches, trunk, and roots along the way.