FMTV - Edible School Gardens

Edible School Gardens

Runtime: 73m 09s | Release date: 2012

Author and educator, Leonie Shanahan, has built dozens of edible school gardens over the years and has been a positive influence on children and their new, healthy eating habits. Leonie's years of study in the fields of horticulture, permaculture and organic gardening is translated into a passion for the health of our children and the need to make a difference by creating organic, edible gardens full of health and abundance in every school and in every backyard.

Leonie shares her secrets in empowering school children to design and build their own organic edible school gardens. Every step is explained as she shows you what you must do to create a thriving living system and have fun along the way.

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Elizabeth Harris | 6 months, 3 weeks ago
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Iris Aguanta | FMTV | 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Hi Elizabeth, we would love to help you out, however, the comment you posted does not contain enough information for us to assist you. Kindly drop us an email at info@fmtv.com and we will get back to you straight away :) ~ Iris
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Iris Rivas-Nieves | 9 months ago
Excellent documentary. Too bad there are no such programs available to more kids especially in the US.
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Jennifer Brankin | 2 months ago
Denver Urban Gardens does a program for local schools.
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Cyndi Bayer | 1 year, 9 months ago
Absolutely loved this documentary.Start to finish.I am very new to gardening and picked up some awesome tips for my veggie patches and compost bins. As a chef who currently works in a kindy trying to implement healthy eating,watching this made me smile so much.Get the kids involved and they will eat it! I wish people would realise it more often but it is getting much better
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Karen Barker | 2 years, 2 months ago
A wonderful resource and so glad to see healthy living being implemented for our children. Really enjoyed this documentary and as a teacher Leonie had a lovely way with the kids and put together a really excellent programme.
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Iris Aguanta | FMTV | 2 years, 2 months ago
I agree with you, Karen, excellent program indeed! Here are some other related films that you might also find interesting: https://www.fmtv.com/watch/cafeteria-man, https://www.fmtv.com/watch/lunch-hour, https://www.fmtv.com/watch/yuck and https://www.fmtv.com/watch/the-uni-project. Enjoy! ♥ ~ Iris
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Kendra None | 2 years, 5 months ago
absolutely the documentary I needed to help with my home garden and help with starting one at my kids school. Thank you thank you for this valuable & inspiring film! Hope she comes out with more.
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Jasmin Habelito | FMTV | 2 years, 5 months ago | Edited 2 years, 5 months ago
Hi Kendra! It's amazing to know the films we have chosen are helping the members to get inspired and do more. Leonie is indeed a wonderful educator. ~ Jasmin
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Christine Sherwood | 3 years ago
We've been trying for years to get our school community garden up & running. This movie was a great example of how to do it.
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