2012 In Review
(January 19, 2013) Our programs
connected with many students in many ways. Enjoy the
Blackbird Paradise recap as well as the
Farm to School recap!
December - What's Growing?
(Dec 21, 2012) Thanks to our new hoop
house, we still have crops.
December Harvest Delivered to Chef Tim
(Dec 7, 2012) Still digging potatoes
It's November...but We Are Still
Harvesting for the Lunches!
(Nov 5, 2012) We are still harvesting
lettuce, potatoes, carrots, celery, chard, radishes, herbs, rutabagas,
and more. (View
Our Bulletin Board at the Elementary School
(November 5, 2012) Our place to
highlight our current activities and educate at the same time.
Our New Hoop House!
(Oct 20, 2012) The hoop house will give
us about a month more of growing time this Fall as well as an extra
month in the Spring - more growing time while the kids are in school!
Go Beyonds - Kids Harvesting for
(Oct 15, 2012) A Go Beyond opportunity
was offered to students in grades K-5. The kids harvested, made
bouquets for teachers, and had tons of fun. (View
Bonnie Cabbage Entries Submitted!
(Sept 15, 2012) All 3rd Graders (now
4th Graders) were given a cabbage plant last Spring. Several
students entered their cabbage for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship.
Good Eats Program Grows
(September 15, 2012) We have grown from
grades K-1 to serving grades K-3!
Fall Harvest in Lunches!
(Sept 6, 2012) We are back to
harvesting food for Chef Tim's use in the school lunches. (View
Garden Food Already in Lunches!
(June 10, 2012) We already harvested
food for Chef Tim's use in the school lunches. (View
All K-3 Students Have Planted a
(June 8, 2012) We planted with almost
400 students thanks to the help of 75 parents.
View the photo gallery and enjoy the fun
had by all.
The Bonnie Cabbage Plants Are Here!
(March 22, 2012) Every 3rd grade
student will bring home a plant and a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship.
Garden Project awarded over 50 packets
(January 15, 2012) High Mowing Organic
Seeds of Wolcott, Vermont supports Blackbird Paradise by donating seeds.
Voorheesville Farm to School
initiative awarded $6,000 in cooking equipment
(December 15, 2011) The Partnership for a Healthier America and their
Honorary Chair, First Lady Michelle Obama, have awarded the
Voorheesville Farm to School (F2S) initiative with $6,000 in cooking
Harvest Celebration thanks and photos
(Oct. 13, 2011) The Garden Project Committee held its Harvest
Celebration on Oct. 2. The committee thanks many for their support,
here. To view a photo
gallery, click on the Garden Project Photos at right under "Quick
And the Farm to School Logo Contest winners are...
(Oct. 6, 2011) The winners of the Farm to School (F2S) Initiative logo
contest have been announced. Grand prize winner is Sawyer Cresap, whose
logo is shown here.
Winning for their grade level are Ilyssa Simsek, Jonah Mackay, Alana
Fiero, Grace Yang, Sadye Goldfarb, Miles DeFranco and Jake Feller.