The Organic Trade Association is looking for parents, teachers, educators, students and anyone else to vote for their schools in a contest to win an organic garden complete with seeds, soil and expert gardening support; or a fully stocked vending machine, which can feature organic items such as milk, fruit, cheese, yogurt and snacks.
Here’s what the Website says you need to know to enter and vote for your school.
- Visit http://www.organicitsworthit.org/school-newsletter, enter your favorite school's name and address, and "vote" for your school by signing up for an electronic newsletter featuring organic tips, recipes, news and more.
- You can also write a letter to your school, sign and circulate a petition, read and share this fact sheet, download our partnership kit, try these tips, or check out these other resources to help us spread the word that Organic. It's Worth It in Schools.
- The school that wins the most "votes" and generates the most newsletter sign-ups will have the choice of an organic garden, complete with seeds, soil, and support from an organic gardening expert, or a fully stocked organic vending machine .
The contest runs through 11:59 p.m. ET on May 1, 2010. For all official rules and regulations, click here.
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