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The Radish & Love Sharing Day

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Grade one is the biggest and the most energetic class of the school. Things get a lot more fun once these forty, two feet tall kids are running around the garden!

Our young gardeners, planted their radish seeds when they came back from their winter break early January. Three weeks later, we are super excited to harvest our crops! 

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Honestly, I cant eat radish and I have kept this a secret from my students so far. They seems to love it!

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This was a special day! We had so many radishes and so much fresh spinach from the patch of our first graders. We asked them what can we do with the extra produce that we have. After a moment of silence, few hands sprung up and some kids started jumping as brilliant idea sparked up in their hearts!

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”Share! Lets share the bunches with Bano aunty who cleans our classrooms!” I felt so happy to listen to their thoughts.  That is exactly what I wanted to hear and I wanted them to reach here on their own.


Zahra Ali Husain is a sustainability educator, freelance writer and an environmentalist. She is also a co-founder of Organic City Pakistan and runs the Green Schools & the Horticulture Therapy programs along with Yasir Husain. Zahra also manages an organic farm.