1.  Increases students interest in eating fresh fruits and vegetables
  2. Provides students with "Hands On" OUTDOOR learning experiences
  3. Teaches students where food comes from
  4. Helps teach environmental stewardship
  5. Is a great venue for interdisciplinary education
  6. Engages students in a multitude of academic standards
  7. Can develop a sense of place, ownership, and responsibility
  8. Can be integrated into the regular school curriculum
  9. Provides a launching pad for learning more about how agriculture impacts our daily lives
  10. Gives students the opportunity to learn by using their five senses

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