How To Grow-A-Garden With Produce Box Scraps

Whether you’re participating in your local park clean-up, planting a garden, or simply enjoying the beautiful planet we live on, everyone can get involved with Earth Day festivities this week. One small way you can celebrate is to grow vegetables from their scraps in jars of water, transforming the parts that might otherwise be thrown away into something new. This project is great for kids and adults alike, requires very few materials, and is a good lesson on preventing food waste in the home. Local produce is perfect for this project;

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Use Your Produce Box: Week of April 16

April 16: Large Produce Box

Cabbage, Red or Green (1 head), Onions (1 lb avg) or Green Onions or Garlic (1 bunch), Fennel (1 bulb) or Celery (1 bunch), Rainbow Chard or Collard Greens or Kale (1 bunch), Strawberries (1 pint), Tomatoes (1 lb avg), Mushrooms (1/2 lb avg), Beets (1 bunch), Lettuce (1 head), Carrots (1 bunch)

April 16: Medium Bushel

Onions (1 lb avg) or Green Onions or Garlic (1 bunch),

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Use Your Produce Box: Week of April 9

April 9: Large Produce Box

Cabbage, Red or Green (1 head) or Bok Choy (1 head), Radishes (1 lb/1 bunch), Fennel (1 bulb) or Celery (1 bunch), Rainbow Chard or Collard greens or Kale (1 bunch), Strawberries (1 pint), Onions (1 lb avg), Mushrooms (1/2 lb avg), Beets (1 bunch), Lettuce (1 head), Carrots (1 bunch)

April 9: Medium Bushel

Onions (1 lb avg), Beets (1 bunch), Lettuce (1 head), Carrots (1 bunch),

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Use Your Produce Box: Week of April 2

April 2: Large Produce Box

Avocados (2 count), Green Onions (1 bunch) or Green Garlic (1 bunch), Mushrooms, (1/2 lb avg), Oranges (5 count), Rainbow Chard (1 bunch), Beets (1 Bunch), Collard Greens (1 bunch) or Kale (1 bunch), Lettuce (1 head), Artichokes, (2 count), Carrots, (1 bunch)

April 2: Medium Bushel

Green Onions (1 bunch) or Green Garlic (1 bunch), Mushrooms (1/2 lb avg), Collard Greens (1 bunch) or Kale (1 bunch),

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