Vermont School Garden

A visit to a Vermont public school garden through the seasons.

Popcorn Harvest

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popcorn off ears

popcorn off ears

 

It’s a bit of a job removing dry popcorn kernels from their ears. The After School kids had fun working on this project. We compared popcorn from this year’s harvest to the popcorn that had a year to dry out a bit. Here are the results:

kernels this year and last

kernels this year and last

 

popcorn this year and last

popcorn this year and last (Better popping from last year’s popcorn)

seed collage

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ears of popcorn!

Ears of popcorn!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Author: vermontschoolgarden

I have been an elementary teacher at the Westminster Center School for 30 years. For most of those years, I maintained a garden as part of my teaching curriculum resource. Now I am the Garden Coordinator for all of the Westminster Center School classrooms.

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