plant the seed honored at community-wide iftar celebration

Plant the Seed’s executive director, Susannah Fotopulos, accepted an award at the Second Annual Nashville Community Iftar on July 10th, co-hosted by the Faith and Culture Center and Metro Human Relations Commission. The Iftar is one example of FCC’s...

garden journals

Fourth and fifth grade students sat outside on a warm, sunny day and channeled their creativity into making garden journals. They then found a quiet spot in the garden to record their first observations.   Oh, and there was a little potato hilling...

earth day

What better way to celebrate Earth Day than in the garden with 60 students, visitors from APSU and Local Table magazine, 75 seedlings, a hunger awareness art project and garden blessing flags! It was a great day. We'd like to send a big thank you to Wild Cow for...

big people in the garden!

  We had our first group of adult volunteers come out to the garden at NIA to help tidy, weed and add additional growing spaces in preparation for our Earth Day celebration. They took up a donation to buy three additional raised beds and made quick work of putting...

preparing for spring!

The second through sixth grade classes at Nashville International Academy are gearing up for spring by starting seeds, building new beds and planting cool season crops.  

garden observations

With spring in full swing, the raised garden beds at Nashville International Academy are bursting with new green growth–the perfect time to get students in the garden to observe the changes that are occurring moment to moment. Equipped with notebook and pencil,...