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Learning blooms in Deerfield outdoor classroom

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What began years ago with small planting and composting projects has blossomed into an outdoor classroom rooted in centuries-old Native American and Pilgrim traditions. Led by School Librarian Julie Krass and Master Gardener parent volunteer Jennie Goossen, Deerfield Elementary School now boasts three types of gardens that yield bountiful opportunities for student learning...
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Deerfield Outdoor Classroom awarded MAC grant

The Deerfield School was recently the recipient of a $1000 grant from the Massachusetts Agricultural in the Classroom (MAC) mini-grant program. The grant was awarded specifically to two projects conceptualized by Jennie Goosen, master gardener and a Deerfield parent. One of the projects that is currently being implemented, the Three Sisters Garden project, ties directly...
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