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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
We are assisting AFP with community work sessions about food availability and access in southwestern Virginia.
Youth in Agriculture – We have joined the Farm to School (F2S) project with Pulaski County Public Schools which recently received grant funding for this program.
Our Advisory Board began this long-term initiative to develop in youth an understanding of how and where food is grown/produced AND to prepare youth to be gardeners and potential future farmers. “Growing Kids! – a future with local foods” project: This is our first project under the Youth in Agriculture Initiative. We joined with Dublin Middle School in [...]
Great example of what can be done through collaboration: SO Fresh, Catawba Sustainability Center, Farm Credit in Wytheville, VA Cooperative Extension, and Farm Credit Knowledge Center. The Growers Academy in Wytheville finished with high praise from participants.
SO Fresh is now a 501c3 nonprofit charitable organization!