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Nature Garden Playschool at the Growing Center: Wonder, Joy, and Changes

In early November we spent time at the Growing Center harvesting all the still-producing tomatoes and herbs that wouldn’t survive the frost that was on the way. We raked leaves, cleaned the raised bed, coiled up the hoses, and put them out of the way for the winter. The harvested tomatoes were delivered to one of the participating preschools in our Nature Garden Playschool program, along with fresh parsley, and a potted lemongrass plant that will overwinter in their classroom. On the classroom wall are photos of the children in front of the their school smiling, yellow vests on, getting ready to walk through Union Square to get to the garden, and another one of children sitting in a circ

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