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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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Haywood County

Sometimes it can be a challenge to get students out to a farm for a field trip. A teacher at Hazelwood Elementary came up with a unique solution this fall and took her students to the nearby farmers tailgate market!

To celebrate cucumber month in September, students at Hazelwood Elementary in Haywood County, NC, sampled pickles. We received this rollicking report from the teacher who led the activity: