Summer of Solutions Hartford

Annie Fisher-

The Annie Fisher team started off the week with introductory lessons to our garden for the summer school students, who were ranging from age 3 to 10. In every section, the kids had a look at and learn about the plants growing in our gardens, as well as building a list of gardening rules by themselves! In addition to spending time with the hyperactive yet lovely kids , we now follow a brand new schedule of watering and taking care of beds around the school to make Annie Fisher as beautiful as possible.

This Tuesday and Wednesday, we encouraged and instructed the students to harvest basils to make their own pesto. The overheated weather suddenly became so pleasant and interesting, with kids running around sniffing, cutting, as washing basils. The only downside was that, according to the kids, the pesto doesn’t taste that good. Well….

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Grand Aspirations is founded on a powerful and innovative method – being solutionary. The Summer of Solutions expresses the values, follows the principles, and utilizes the strategies of this solutionary method. During the Urban Farming Internship program, young people in Hartford work together to draw on the assets each of them already have and work together to advance personal competence in this method, build a community around it, and enact it in the broader world.

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