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On the weekend of December 7-8, 2019 in the center “Ecology and Health” the representatives of Belarusian and Ukrainian schools gathered at the workshop “Rural tourism through the school garden”.

Two busy days were dedicated to tourism and craft. The first day included several blocks: an introduction to the history and functionality of the gardens, a tour round the center, group work on the development of travel routes and their presentation, learning the musical heritage of the regions.

During the autumn holidays, 40 representatives of schools from Belarus, Ukraine and Moldova gathered for a forum-dialogue “Rural school, school garden and village in the era of globalization”.

The final full-time tour of the II open competition «School garden» as an educational platform for modern safe agricultural technologies» among rural schools of Vitebsk, Gomel and Minsk regions took place in the educational center of Green Cross Belarus (Kryukovschina, Smolevichi district) November 5, 2019. The contest was in the framework of the forum-dialogue «Rural school, school garden and village in the era of globalization».

 

The results of the correspondence stage of the open competition «School Garden» as an educational platform for modern safe agricultural technologies», in which rural schools of Vitebsk, Gomel and Minsk regions take part, are summed up. At this stage, 49 applications have been reviewed. 

 

Dear participants! We are pleased to announce the beggining of the acception of the works at the 15th International Art and Graphics Contest and the 5th International Cartoon and Film-Strip Contest.

At the end of the summer, when the main crop begins to ripen, the season of fairs usually begins in Belarus, where farmers bring potatoes, tomatoes, cucumbers, apples and other vegetables and fruits that are traditional for our area. But in Loev this year the harvest festival has been held unusually, because the main character was a watermelon.

The 2nd open competition of school gardens continues. What do our participants grow in their gardens? What cultures are most common or rare in participating schools in rural areas of Vitebsk, Gomel and Minsk regions?

On the last Saturday of August, Loev will receive guests at the holiday “Day of Watermelon and His Friends”. Loev District Executive Committee will support this holiday and it will bring together participants of the “Watermelon and His Friends” initiative, as well as everyone who is interested in this topic.

 

In School gardens, participating in the Initiative “Watermelon and His Friends”, experimental work is in full swing. By mid-June, the first fruits of watermelons appeared on the experimental sites.

Representatives of schools and environmental centers of Belarus, Ukraine and Moldova took part in the international seminar “School Garden” as an educational platform for modern safe agricultural technologies”, which was held on June 24-29, 2019 in the educational center of Green Cross Belarus. For five busy days, they learned about modern, safe methods of plant growing, were acquainted with the experience of cooperation of small agricultural producers and joint promotion of products, visited school gardens in Belarus.