Posts Tagged: Clagett Farm

Farm Youth Initiative in Full Swing

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In the classroom and out on the farm, kids are learning why it’s better to opt for a fresh apple when choosing snacks. We just finished our eighth week of the Farm Youth Initiative and despite this summer’s heat, our kids seem to love getting out of the city to visit Clagett Farm.  A joint… Read more »

Packed Snacks and Garden Grub

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What fruits and vegetables taste good with peanut butter, yogurt and pizza?  What kinds of produce from the garden make good toppings for a burrito?  Ask one of the 8-12 year-olds who participated in this summer’s Farm Youth Initiative program and they could probably tell you! Through the FYI program, more than 150 children from… Read more »

Fresh Produce Kick Off!

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The FGU Fresh Produce Grant at Clagett Farm, is off and running…a great start to the 2010 harvesting season! The season runs for 26 weeks, and CAFB partner organizations come and pick up thousands of pounds of fresh, chemical-free, produce to disperse to their clients. Last Tuesday marked the farm’s first harvest day, and Wednesday… Read more »

From the Ground Up: Planting Ideas for Local Growth

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Amidst all this snow and ice, I can’t believe I’m thinking about all things leafy and green! But, it is that time again when we invite all Capital Area Food Bank agencies to submit an application for the 2010 FGU Fresh Produce Grant—the program that sends participating agencies out to Clagett Farm to pick up… Read more »

The Gift that Keeps on Giving

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Whether you live in the city or suburbs, someone in your community is struggling to provide their family with enough nourishment. Share the Harvest Gift Project is an effort to provide healthy, local produce to your neighbors in need. Share the Harvest is an innovative collaboration between the Capital Area Food Bank and the Chesapeake… Read more »