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Arkansas Grown School Garden of the Year Contest Winners, 2014-2018

The Arkansas Grown School Garden of the Year Contest was initiated by the Arkansas Department of Agriculture and the Farm Credit Associations of Arkansas in 2014. The program provides the opportunity to promote the importance of involving young people in the process of fresh food production and cultivation. Farm Credit generously provides the funding for program award recipients.

Prior to the establishment of the Farm to School and Early Childhood Education Program within the Arkansas Department of Agriculture in 2019, the Contest was managed by Farm Credit. The Arkansas School Garden winners from 2014 to 2018 are listed below. Congratulations!

2014  Winners
  • Best Overall School Garden - Harp Elementary School, Springdale
  • Other Winners 
    • Asbell Elementary School, Fayetteville
    • North Little Rock Middle School, North Little Rock
    • Magnet Cove High School, Malvern
2015 Winners
  • Best Overall School Garden - Marshall Elementary School, Marshall
  • Best Environmental Education Based School Garden - Southside Elementary School, Siloam Springs
  • Best Nutrition Education Based School Garden - Health, Wellness, and Environmental Studies Magnet School, Jonesboro
  • Best Community Collaboration School Garden - Prairie Grove Middle School, Prairie Grove
2016 Winners
  • Best Environmental Education Based School Garden - Southside Elementary School, Siloam Springs
  • Best Nutrition Education Based School Garden - Health, Wellness, and Environmental Studies Magnet School, Jonesboro
  • Best Community Collaboration School Garden - Prairie Grove Middle School, Prairie Grove
2017 Winners
  • Best Overall School Garden - Mayflower Elementary School, Mayflower
  • Best Environmental Education Based School Garden - Sheridan Intermediate School, Sheridan
  • Best Nutrition Education Based School Garden - King Elementary School, Van Buren
  • Best Community Collaboration School Garden - Tate Elementary School, Van Buren
  • Best Start-Up School Garden Proposal - Clarendon High School, Clarendon
2018 Winners
  • Best Overall School Garden - Sheridan Intermediate School, Sheridan
  • Best Environmental Education Based School Garden - Perryville Elementary School, Perryville
  • Best Nutrition Education Based School Garden - Bayyari Elementary School, Springdale
  • Best Community Collaboration School Garden - Carolyn Lewis Elementary, Conway
  • Best Start-Up School Garden Proposal - Central Elementary School, Van Buren
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