Homesteader School Vies to Win $20,000 Prize

Homesteader School in NE Edmonton needs your votes! They are competing in the Majesta Tree of Knowledge Competition 2012 and have made it to the finals. Homesteader is Alberta’s only remaining elementary school in the competition to win a $20,000 outdoor classroom.

Why does this have gardeninggrrl’s attention? Homesteader’s outdoor class design features a garden where they plan to grow vegetables and fruit for consumption by students, staff and the community. They want to clean up an unused area of the school grounds, providing not just a garden but a central learning area. This school is teaching about the importance of healthy eating and an active lifestyle.

You can help Homesteader by voting (once daily) before the May 11th deadline. Voters are eligible to be entered in a draw to win $10,000. You must be over age 18 and a Canadian resident to participate.

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