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DOUBLE TAP TO ZOOM WITH PHONE OR TABLET Tamra Bottomlee, director of the Purdue University Calumet–Charlotte R. Riley Child Care Center, and lead teacher Kate DeRolf cooperated in multiple photo shoots, shared their own photographs, and introduced us to the Grow NWI (Northwest Indiana) organization, which connected us to additional schools with gardening programs. Barb Gustin and Arcilia Ramirez, of School City of Hammond Head Start tracked down photo and artwork permissions from past students so that we could share gardening explorations of the following teachers: Jennifer Wachowski, Janet DeZarn, JoAnn Guevara, and Carol Haynes. Amy Weimann Collins and Colleen Bandy, of the Elgin Child and Family Resource Center, gave us access to photograph cooking activities and provided Spanish-speaking translators as we sought permission from parents. Principal Peg Harangody and Dyana Butcher at St. Michael’s School showed us the incredible power of container gardening. We also want to thank third-grade teacher Maryann Tonkovich, who shared her iPad photos and stu- dent drawings. Michelle Bowen and the teaching staff at the Hilltop Neighborhood House allowed us to take gorgeous photographs of their students in the garden, including the one on the cover of this book. Crown Point Christian School Principal Carol Moxey, and teachers Elaine Nosich and Betsy Zimmer, allowed us to document learning as well as imple- ment/photograph classroom activities. Becky Moore, site director, and the teachers of the University School for Young Children at Southeast Missouri State University assisted us with proj- ects and photographs. Special thanks to Megan St. John, Kim Rueseler, Alicia Pavelka, and Amanda Morris for allowing us to work in their classrooms. The teachers and staff at Sikeston University Child Development Center of Southeast Missouri State University graciously allowed us onto their Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom and into their classrooms. Christine Kiewra, education specialist at Nature Explore/Dimensions Educational Research Foundation, graciously spent time talking with us about her experiences using a greenhouse and then went out of her way to take a photograph we could use to accompany her story. Kristi Draluck shared her stories and impressive images of Wooly Pocket vertical gardening with her kindergarten class in Sonoma, California for us to include. We’re only sorry that we were unable to post the video in our book of the baby birds whose nest was discovered in one of the pockets and that we couldn’t make it to their salad buffet after the harvest. Beth Krieger, the Director of Communications at The Calhoun School, West End Avenue in New York arranged for us to visit numerous classrooms and join an evening picnic on their green roof. We would like to thank the xii • Acknowledgments COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL