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Greenhouse Hydroponic Production: The Evaluation of Tools, Methods and Guidance: A SWOT Analysis
(Virginia Tech, 2012-05)
Hydroponic crops are growing popularity as consumer awareness increases recognizing the need of sustainable and safe food practices. Hydroponic production is considered a ‘high-‐tech’ production system to many small ...
Examining Partnerships in a Farm to School Program
(Virginia Tech, 2015-09-14)
This qualitative study examined one school and school system’s Farm to School program in an urban environment. The purpose of this study was to explore the partnerships of an established Farm to School program so that we ...
The Nature of Us: A Curriculum that Draws Parallels Between Horticulture and Wellbeing
(Virginia Tech, 2020-09-23)
As the global population increases and advances technologically, humans move away from rural living and towards urbanization, resulting in the decline in the amount of green space and connection to nature. American teenagers ...
Using School Compost Programs to Incorporate Workplace Readiness Skills into Agricultural Education Curriculum
(Virginia Tech, 2017-04-18)
The purpose of this project was to prepare activities and lesson plans associated with implementing a school composting program and determine how effective they were at teaching and reinforcing workplace readiness skills ...