Tag Archive for Garden to Cafe

It’s Time For Students to Celebrate The Harvest

Garden To Cafe Is Coming!The Garden to Café chef will be on site Tuesday, June 20th to offer students a summer harvest tasting. This program is free to students and features sampling of seasonal dishes inspired by our school garden (and sourced by local farmers markets). On the menu: Microgreen Salad with Persian Cucumbers Cherry Tomatoes…

Healthy Food Action Alert

Tell Jo Anne Simon + Jesse Hamilton to Support Farm to School!It’s time to urge New York State legislators to support Farm to School in the 2016-2017 Budget Proposals! The New York School Nutrition Association, the association of school food service professionals, is requesting an increase in the New York State reimbursement of school meals tied…

Spring Harvest Dishes

Students loved these salads from the Garden-to-Cafe Program There were raves and requests for seconds on Thursday when George Edwards and his Garden to Cafe team brought farm to table dishes to school today!  Similar to the fall event, the fresh, seasonal dishes were popular — and we know the recipes will be in demand!…

FAQ: Basil + Pizza Friday

What Does The Garden Have to Do With Pizza Friday? It’s time for Round 2 of Pizza Friday; let’s talk toppings! As soon as the garden committee can grow some basil, we will offer the fresh herb. If you opted out of basil as part of your Pizza Friday order, please consider allowing your child…

Spicy Eggplant Relish

From our Fall 2014 Garden to Cafe event Ingredients   Eggplants, Large            2 Olive Oil                         1/3 Cup Onion, Large, cut into ½ inch pieces 1 Green Bell Peppers          2 Salt                                 1 tsp Black Pepper              …

Roasted Broccoli and Cauliflower with Red Onions

From our Fall 2014 Garden to Cafe Event Ingredients Broccoli (cored and cut into florets)       1 Bunch Cauliflower (cored and cut into florets)  1 head Extra Virgin Olive Oil                            3 Tbsps Salt             1-1/2 Tsp Black Pepper, Freshly Ground             ¼ Tsp Preparation 1. Preheat oven…

Kale Salad Recipe

Ingredients Kale (or other hearty lettuces such as Swiss Chard, etc)  1 Bunch Red Onions ½ Carrots, Shredded  2 Apples, Diced (optional)      1 Dressing Oil                                        10 oz Apples Cider Vinegar             1 oz Apple Juice                            2 oz…