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Follow Up: Beyond School Gardens, 7/2013

Panoramic view of Beyond School Gardens meeting at Kirtland Elem. Garden

  • Meeting pics now on Flickr!
  • PDF of Nissa & Kendal's Presentation
  • Albuquerque Growing Gardens Team (GGT) webpage
    • NOTE: you can download the "Growing the Outdoor Classroom: a handbook on gardening in APS" from this site.
  • Coombes Primary School- England- video:  Coombes Primary School - Taking the curriculum outside the classroom
  • Natural Play- UK- video:  6b Natural Play in Schools
  • Asphalt to Ecosystems  book ( I also highly recommend their Facebook page):   http://www.asphalt2ecosystems.org/
  • Kirtland Elementary School School garden blog (with pictures):  http://kirtlandgardens.blogspot.com/
  • Albuquerque Soil and Mulch resources:
    • Soilutions. High quality compost for sale. soilutions.net/
    • City of Albuquerque compost and mulch. Compost  $7.50 per cubic yard, mulch  $5.00 per cubic yard.   http://www.cabq.gov/solidwaste/news/compost-and-mulch-for-sale-to-the-public   (NOTE: I have heard they will give it to schools for free- inquire with a supervisor there)
    • Water Authority compost  http://www.abcwua.org/content/view/87/75/, prices at http://www.abcwua.org/content/view/213/375/
    • Baca's trees. Free wood chips. Call them to get on their list and they will call you when they have available chips. 899-6666
    • Albuquerque Academy- if you are interested in mulch from AA email Kendal at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    • Sarah Cobb has  large pile of mulch that is FREE to whomever will come get it. Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,  346-6791
  • APS Maintenance and Operations
    • Given staffing and equipment availability they can often provide a truck and driver to transport soil and mulch.
    • Contact Byron Booker, Grounds Manager at 765-5950 extension 358, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Presenters' Contact Info

Nissa Patterson-presenter:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kendal Chavez-presenter:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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