Plants, Bugs, and Soils
Kid in Tree

Mischief for Kids

Youth of all ages! Come explore ideas, projects and spaces that will grow your interest and enthusiasm for plants, bugs and soils!

Farmer’s Market Scavenger Hunt

Farmer’s Market Scavenger Hunt

Download this scavenger hunt to take with you to your favorite local Farmer’s Market!

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Garden and Farm Journal

Garden and Farm Journal

Download this garden and farm journal to record all your observations!

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Get Growing - Quick Ideas for Garden Explorations

Get Growing - Quick Ideas for Garden Explorations

So many fun things to do in the garden! Here are a few of our favorite things to do - over and over again because the garden always changes!

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Join the Wolfpack!

Join the Wolfpack!

Do you have an interest in becoming a Grower? A soil scientist? An Extension Agent? A crop consultant? An entomologist? Find out ways that you can begin to make a dream of being a student at NC State and launching your career!

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Plant Geek Pledge

Sometimes it might not seem “cool” to shout out your everlasting devotion to plants and soils..but it feels good. It makes you relax, laugh and look forward to the next time you can sing to your favorite flower AND give it a good dose of carbon dioxide

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Scavenger Hunts

Scavenger Hunts

Scavenger Hunts can be a wonderful way to explore the world! Dig in through garden geocaches or by simply finding leaves that have stripes or polka dots or may just be a favorite shade of red!

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Food Rebel

This piece by PBS’ Food Forward (especially the first 9 minutes) tells the story of FoodCorps. It follows our own NC North Carolina fellow Caroline Stover as she meets with at cabbage farmer, works on developing the product, and leads kids through a cabbage slaw taste test.

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Sparks of Enthusiasm

When Leah Klaproth started growing sweetpotatoes with her classrooms, she hoped that they would love them as much as did. Turns out gardening can make a big difference!

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