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SO Fresh is grateful to all who donated to our Seedmoney.org fund drive to help support our Youth in Agriculture initiative! All of the money raised will go towards development of an indoor, classroom garden to bring "Agriculture in the Classroom." From this project, we hope to create a reproducible learning module to share amongst [...]
A lack of understanding of where our foods come from, reduced access to nutritious foods, lower than average income levels and food insecurity in the region contribute to poor nutritional decisions and the rise in obesity rates and risk of chronic diseases. In an effort to enhance knowledge of food production and healthy eating while [...]
SO Fresh is pleased to be teamed up with Dublin Middle School in an effort to create an "Agriculture in the Classroom" learning module. We've established a donation page through seedmoney.org. Our donation page is open until December 16th. Please consider contributing to this project. Feel free to visit our donation page.
Hello All! Finally have some cherry tomatoes! Fruits! They're green though, and students last day is next Fri. Will give the 5 planters Ellen provided to students to take home during summer and leave large bins in office, if office staff wish to adopt. Otherwise, I'll take home to maintain during summer. Tomato plants [...]
SO Fresh was proud to be a part of the GiveBigNRV event in April, a 20th Anniversary Initiative of the Community Foundation of the New River Valley. GiveBigNRV is a central online "giving" portal designed to make it easy for you to donate to your favorite NRV cause or organization. Visit our page to make a gift any time [...]
Pulaski County Public Schools has received a USDA Farm to School Planning Grant which helps them begin to incorporate more local foods into their school lunch menus. SO Fresh is serving on the Farm to School team to help connect with local farmers. SO Fresh helped to establish a relationship with Pear Tree Hill Farms [...]
4/2/15 Update: DMS Family and Consumer Sciences Indoor Garden. Tomato plants growing well. Plan is to make strombolis with homemade pizza crust and classroom-grown tomatoes at harvest time. Very enthusiastic and anticipating yummy deliciousness! Students are intrigued and engaged. Garden logs are being completed per plan. Other wondrous side benefits of indoor FACS garden? Students are actively [...]