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Green Cones

Riverstone International School is going GREEN (cones)

Riverstone is not new to exploring alternative methods for waste disposal on campus. We have been using red wiggler worms for vermiculture for many years now. However, there are challenges when working with biological systems like worms - they have limited types of food that should be fed to them (no dairy, fat, citrus) and they need to be climate-controlled in the harsh winters & hot summers. Read More
A Raised Bed for the Elementary School

As I thumb through Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv I encounter countless examples and case studies of the benefits of outdoor education from around the globe. The concept that environmental enrichment in education facilitates improvements in the lives of students is not a new one - for over a century programs like Waldorf and Montessori schools have used the outdoors to facilitate enhanced learning opportunities for their students. Read More

Paper Planting Pots – Tutorial

I own two special jigs for making paper planting pots from repurposed newspaper. However, there are plenty of materials around the house that will allow you to make your own pots without buying anything! Here is a tutorial of the process I have learned works best for me to make paper pots for spring garden starts. I hope you find it as successful as I do! Read More

SustainingUS

Our Vision: A sustainable future.

 

 

 

Experience

There is amazing education and perspective that can be gained by real life experiences, the outdoor classroom is a powerful tool.

Sustainability

Enabling a triple bottom-line approach to ensure a high quality of life today and forever.

Education

Facilitate student driven experiences, encouraging the creation of novel solutions to current resource based issues

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