August 19, 2010

Our Summer by the Numbers:

98: # students K-8th grade attended

84: % of enrolled students who were returning NCFC students

3,500: # hours spent in gardens

20: % increase in  knowledge test about  plants when comparing pre– and post– tests

95: % of our students reported that they learned a lot about the garden and how to eat healthy

93: % of our students reported that they told their   parents something new they learned this summer

100: % of parents who   reported being ’very satisfied’ on parent  surveys

22: # recipes cooked by the students

15: # of feet our sunflowers have grown

We had a wonderful summer and look forward to the fall (and the cooler weather!).  Stay tuned for updates on our upcoming fall garden!

Questions or comments about the garden?  Email Nadine Duplessy Kearns at ndkearns@ncfc-dc.org.

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