Saturday, December 22, 2007

Teacher to Be Honored By Organic Campaign

"KARNS CITY, Pa., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Go Organic! for Earth Day(TM) campaign, an award-winning project of MusicMatters, Earth Day Network and the Organic Trade Association (OTA) that educates and increases consumer awareness of the benefits of organic food and agriculture, announced the winner of its Organic Curriculum Contest for K-12 teachers. Nancy Lendyak of Karns City High School in Karns City, PA., entered the winning curriculum and will be honored today at 2 p.m. in a surprise ceremony.

The Organic Curriculum Contest, which kicked off in February, gave teachers nationwide an opportunity to submit curriculum with lesson plans focused on organic dairy, soy, whole grains, fruit and vegetables. Entries were judged on their ability to make a clear connection between organic farm practices and the benefit to human and environmental health."

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