Teaching Gardens

FoodService Director - steal this idea - Peter Esposito - teaching gardensPeter Esposito
School Nutrition Director
Cape Elizabeth School District
Cape Elizabeth, Maine

At the elementary school we have a salsa garden where we grew cilantro, tomatoes and green onions. This fall we had a Maine harvest lunch and we harvested all the items. We brought in some elementary students and worked together to make the salsa for the meal the next day. The kids had all been involved so they all ate school lunch. Our participation was through the roof.

 
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