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Meet Our Team

Volunteers

We partner with JMU and EMU student groups to help keep school garden programs flourishing!

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Compost Art

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Meet Lindsey and her dehydrated fruit earrings that were saved from the compost! 

Farm to School

Farm to School Week

(1st full week in October) 

We plan Harrisonburg City Public Schools Farm to School Week activities alongside HCPS director, Andrea Early.

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Reducing Food Waste

We are excited to work with faculty, staff, administrators and the school community to reduce the amount of food scraps that enter our local landfill.

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Farm to School Week Partner Farms

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School Gardens

School gardens are a great way to build knowledge of where our food comes from and how it grows while providing hands-on learning opportunities in real-world math, science and communication skills. 

 

After a field trip to Vine and Fig's Urban Farm where students observe and get their hands dirty while practicing permaculture methods, they may take their new skills back to use in their own school garden.  

Our Educational Outreach Program works diligently to listen, learn and move towards meaningful relationships in which we find ways to enhance outdoor education. Our goal is to practice and teach environmental stewardship in our community.

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