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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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Seasons

The complete journey of a seed.

A year in the life of a pumpkin.

A year in the life of a sunflower, from seed to plant to flower and back to seed.

Read this true story about how the golden delicious apple was discovered, and how it became “The New Apple” to eat during the early 1900s.

Watch the seasons come to life in this comprehensive book of poetry.

A year in the life of a pioneer family on the farm.

In November the air turns crisp and cold. Families, animals, and insects all gather together for warmth. This is a great book to share with students to celebrate the month of November.

March is a time for change and renewal, winter turns into spring, and everything awakens from its deep slumber. In this book you will find an overview of things that historically happened in March, and things that still occur during this month.

A fold-out rhyming book showing the progress of a seed, into a plant, then into a crop.

A glimpse into Linnea’s garden diary, where she keeps track of the important things happening in her life, the birds and animals that she sees, and the activities she does in her garden. This book contains recipes, crafts, garden tips, and games from a simpler time.