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Students enjoyed harvesting carrots this week – in an assortment of colors. These joined carrots purchased from The Family Garden farm and were featured in their classroom taste test  – plus taste tests at Loften High and Lake Forest Elementary. 15 more words

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Team Work!

As you know, we have been hard at work on our construction document set for Crop Stop 2 that will hopefully be sent to the engineer by tomorrow.   138 more words

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Island Grown Schools hiring Fellow

Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts

Island Grown Schools Fellow

Salary: $15,000 for 30 hrs/week

10-month position, 2-year commitment

Island Grown Schools Fellows are an important part of the work we do, bringing new energy, ideas, and insights to our program, while gaining on-the-job training as farm to school educators.  167 more words

New England

Island Grown Schools hiring K-12 Coordinator

Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts

Island Grown Schools Coordinator: K-12

Starting annual salary: $25,000 for 30 hrs/week

12-month position

The educator in this position will coordinate Island Grown Schools’ farm-to-school programming at the MV Regional High School, the Edgartown School, and in our year-round teen program, the Farm Project. 328 more words

New England

Cochran-Leahy bill would boost farm to school program

From The Clarion-Ledger, Mississippi 8:58 p.m. CST February 28, 2015

U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran has joined Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont to introduce the Farm to School Act of 2015, a measure to improve a program that promotes the use of home-state agriculture products in school cafeterias. 117 more words

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Crop Stop 1 vs. Crop Stop 2 vs. Crop Stop 3,4,5...

As you’ve been able read about the progress we have made in furthering the design of Crop Stop 2 and the choices we are making for materials, we are having to do a little bit of a juggling act.   278 more words

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Reduce, reuse, recycle...

Reuse is a challenge in food service due to food safety concerns, but we are doing our part. Students are learning about separating recyclable trash, composting waste generated by gardening and food preparation, and experimenting with the special packaging requirements for hydroponic lettuce (paper does not do the trick . 123 more words

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