garden

Let’s Celebrate The Summer Harvest!

Chef Holly + Chef George will be on site tomorrow, Tuesday July 11th, to serve up vegetable dishes inspired by the school garden for a Garden to Café tasting. On the menu: Spinach, Arugula and Blueberry Salad with Thyme Roasted Peaches with Maple Syrup Fresh Apples Garden to Cafe is an Office of SchoolFood Program…

Find Garden Books In Yvette’s Office

Stories and poems recommended by folks from the Poughkeepsie Farm Project and purchased by the garden committee can be borrowed from the collection in Yvette’s office. Thanks for taking a look! The Ugly Vegetables Lin, Grace Side by Side/Lado a Lado: The Story of Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez/La Historia de Dolores Huerta y Cesar Chavez …

Try These Flowers For Tea

Several flowering herbs located in the teaching bed, such as calendula, lavender, anise hyssop and Tulsi/ Holy Basil, should be harvested frequently to promote plant growth. Students can pick these flowers and use them to make tea in a couple of hours, potpourri or a scented sachel. See recipes below. More info: Calendula ( Calendula officialis)…

Good News For Summer School Gardeners

In addition to a new sun shade in the actual garden, this year we have a calendar to help guide your gardening activities with students. You can download it from here or find it posted in the garden. Books are on the way, too. The garden committee has purchased some books recommended for elementary school gardeners by…