"Five Washburn fourth and fifth graders will fly out to Washington D.C. Sunday to harvest food they planted in the White House Garden in April as part of First Lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move!" initiative.
"Krause believes that the Green and Healthy initiative is "just as important as reading and math," and is the primary reason students from Washburn were selected for this opportunity.
"'The Green and Healthy initiatives and standards in every classroom mean that things like gardening are not just special, but instead are a core part of the education of every child in the district,' Krause explained."
Written by Amber Mullen for the Ashland Daily Press. Read the full article here.
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News articles featuring local food projects that are occurring in the Chequamegon Bay area