Category Archives: class

Veggie of the Week! Swiss Chard!

Swiss Chard Swiss Chard is a beet grown for its leaves rather than its root. First cultivated in parts of Europe and in the Mediterranean. It’s appreciated for it’s acid-sweet flavor and there are several varieties: red, green and rainbow … Continue reading

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We’re doing big things! GTC Eats!

We’re four weeks into our GTC Eats! program and there are exciting things happening! Here’s a picture of last week’s share box: You can expect to see the same type of veggie each week depending on where we are in … Continue reading

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Fridays at Gardening the Community

Every Friday we take a break from gardening and turn our attention to issues impacting our communities. Today the youth discussed race, class, food security and brainstormed ideas to create equality in their communities. Before the discussion the youth played … Continue reading

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