Arkansas School Garden Competition Open Through August 30
Does your school have a garden? Schools in Arkansas have a chance to show off their gardens while they compete for money and awards in the 'Arkansas Grown School Garden of the Year Contest.'
According to a press release the following categories and prize levels are:
Best School Garden Start-Up Proposal - $500
Best Nutrition Education Based Garden - $500
Best Community Collaboration Garden - $500
Best Environmental Education Focused Garden - $500
Overall Winning Arkansas Grown School Garden of the Year - $1,000
To enter applicants must be an Arkansas school, grades pre-K through 12, that had a school garden open during the 2018-2019 school year, or any schools planning to start a garden in the 2019-2020 school year.
The deadline for submission is August 30. Online entry forms and program requirements are available at www.agriculture.arkansas.gov/aad-programs.
The contest is sponsored by the Arkansas Agriculture Department and Farm Credit.