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Welcome to Trevecca Urban Farm, located on the campus of Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, Tennessee. "Our Roots Go Deep"


Our Mission: "Our task is to work as neighbors with neighbors to foster the healing of our place "


Educational Activities: "Learn from nature to build better community"



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Links to more information:

School Gardens Can Help Kids Learn Better and Eat Healthier. So Why Aren't they Everywhere?
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/29/school-gardens_n_7119898.html

In this article, Joseph Erbentraut makes the case for garden-based learning in schools.
Planting school gardens, growing futures
http://www.treehugger.com/natural-sciences/growing-school-stem-gardens.html
by Brigitee Griswold, Director of Youth Programs, The Nature Conservancy

Through direct engagement in a garden space, The Nature Conservancy is hoping to better prepare youth with the tools needed to protect the environment and their local communities.
SowNashville.org
http://sownashville.populr.me/sownashville

Learn about community gardens on public lands in Nashville, TN. Includes links for obtaining land-use permits, locating gardening groups, finding seeds and gardening tools, etc.

Metro Nashville created www.sownashville.org as that primary source for information. It includes a map of the dozen gardens they know about, plus twice as many city-owned properties that are now available.

Instructional video links:

1.
About Worms--Their characteristics and care
The presentation describes the physical characteristics of worms, and how they contribute to nutrient-rich soil. Understanding specific environmental needs of worms allows us to care for worms and utilize them to enrich the soil in our urban gardens. Runtime: 13 minutes 50 seconds
2.
Creation Care - Layer Cake Gardening Demonstration
A demonstration in creation care. Layer cake gardening.
3.
Mission Nashville 2013
Community outreach projects including urban gardening
4.
When Bees Swarm
Describes why bees leave a hive and swarm to a new location. Demonstrates recovering a swarm with the queen in order to transfer the colony to a new hive. Runtime: 6 minutes 40 seconds.


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