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It’s been a while since we checked in with the folks over at the Edible Schoolyard, an experimental educational program to bring children closer to their food sources. The program launched with private and public funds at P.S. 216  (350 Avenue X) in October, and in good time it began looking mighty lush. The verdant schoolyard…

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The Edible Schoolyard, an experimental educational program to bring children closer to their food sources, has officially launched its first New York City location at P.S. 216 at 350 Avenue X, with a dedication this morning that brought educators, activists, politicians and celebrities to Gravesend. Construction began on the $1.6 million project in September, and…

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With work starting on P.S. 216’s $1.6 million Edible Schoolyard in Gravesend, organizers are doing their best to make sure neighbors are informed of the process. The letter at left is posted on the fence. Of the construction, it says, “We are in the process of building a half-acre organic garden where we will grow…

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Construction is underway on the asphalt grounds of P.S. 216 in Gravesend, making way for an experimental “edible schoolyard” that has been planned for more than a year. The $1.6 million project will turn a half-acre of the yard into a garden, greenhouse and a kitchen classroom for students to get more connected with their…