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…-19 pandemic can text FOODNC to 877-877 to locate nearby free meal sites. The texting service is also available in Spanish by texting COMIDA to 877-877.   Online Resources of the Day for Wednesday, 4/22: Earth Day Today, people around the world are celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day! The first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22, 1970, when more than 20 million Americans took to the streets to protest pollution and…

…ds team will select a theme related to food, gardens, or nature, and share thematic recommendations for children’s literature, activities, recipes, and online resources. This week’s theme is mud and soil! Growing Minds Day by Day Week of March 30, 2020 – Mud and Soil   We hope these resources will provide you with inspiration, or at least a starting point, as you navigate this new world of social distancing and home-schooling….

…is week’s theme is bees and pollinators! Our “Growing Minds Day by Day” educational resource lists are designed for families and educators to use during the COVID-19 quarantine and beyond.  Growing Minds Day by Day Week of April 6, 2020 – Bees and Pollinators   We hope these resources will provide you with inspiration, or at least a starting point, as you navigate this new world of social distancing and…

This week’s theme is Victory Gardening! Our “Growing Minds Day by Day” educational resource lists are designed for families and educators to use during the COVID-19 quarantine and beyond.  Growing Minds Day by Day Week of April 27, 2020 – Victory Gardening   We hope these resources will provide you with inspiration, or at least a starting point, as you navigate this new world of social distancing and…

This week’s theme is starting a garden! Our “Growing Minds Day by Day” educational resource lists are designed for families and educators to use during the COVID-19 quarantine and beyond.  Growing Minds Day by Day Week of April 13, 2020 – Starting a Garden   We hope these resources will provide you with inspiration, or at least a starting point, as you navigate this new world of social distancing and home-schooling,…

This week’s theme is summer! Our “Growing Minds Day by Day” educational resource lists are designed for families and educators to use during the COVID-19 quarantine and beyond.  Growing Minds Day by Day Week of July 6, 2020 – Summer Books for Monday, 7/6 In the Garden with Dr. Carver In honor of #BlackBotanistsWeek, a celebration of Black (and BIPOC) people who love plants, our first recommendation this week is…

…“April showers bring May flowers!” Our “Growing Minds Day by Day” educational resource lists are designed for families and educators to use during the COVID-19 quarantine and beyond.  Growing Minds Day by Day Week of May 4, 2020 – April Showers Bring May Flowers We hope these resources will provide you with inspiration, or at least a starting point, as you navigate this new world of social distancing and…

This week’s theme is worms! Our “Growing Minds Day by Day” educational resource lists are designed for families and educators to use during the COVID-19 quarantine and beyond.  Growing Minds Day by Day Week of May 18, 2020 – Worms We hope these resources will provide you with inspiration, or at least a starting point, as you navigate this new world of social distancing and home-schooling. If you don’t find…

This week’s theme is berries! Our “Growing Minds Day by Day” educational resource lists are designed for families and educators to use during the COVID-19 quarantine and beyond.  Growing Minds Day by Day Week of July 13, 2020 – Berries Fresh blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries are some of the berries you’ll find at farmers markets in our Appalachian Grown region throughout the summer. Wild blueberries are…

This week’s theme is farm animals. Our “Growing Minds Day by Day” educational resource lists are designed for families and educators to use during the COVID-19 quarantine and beyond.  Growing Minds Day by Day Week of August 17, 2020 – Farm Animals Books for Monday, 8/17: Three Lyrical Farm Stories A Farmer’s Life for Me One, two, three it’s a farmer’s life for me! Author Jan Dobbins’ lyrical story about farm life…