NEXT MONTHLY MEETING:
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 4:30pm
Ross School, 18 Goodfirned Dr, East Hampton
Contact: Sylvia Channing
SLOW FOODS MINI GRANT APPLICATIOM:
Deadline: October 31, 2016
ESG members on the can apply for a grant to fund a specific need for your school garden project. Application and requirements can be accessed here.
LI CHEESE PUMPKIN AWARENESS DAY:
Friday, October 7, 2016
Edible School Gardens has partnered with the Long Island Regional Seed Consortium (LISRC) for the Long Island Cheese Pumpkin Project (LICPP).
Individual Schools will organize a school-wide celebration of the LI Cheese Pumpkin to raise awareness of this healthy and versatile pumpkin. Contests will be held amongst ESG schools for heaviest, smallest, largest circumference, and ugliest pumpkin, along with the most creative culinary dish.
Please send pictures of your students harvesting, measuring, and cooking your pumpkins to Sarah Maine at firstname.lastname@example.org.
See pictures from the celebratins here: LI Cheese Pumpkin Awareness Day
Contact: Judiann Carmack
To commemorate all that KK Haspel did for school gardens, we are asking schools that are part of the Edible School Garden Group to choose a workday during the month of May and post pictures on the Edible School Garden website.
SLOW FOOD EAST END'S Chefs to Schools Initiative:
WHERE: At your school
WHAT: The Chefs to Schools program is an initiative to create partnerships between chefs and schools in our community with the mission of working with teachers, parents, school administrators and school nutritionists to help educated students about food and healthy eating habits.
HOW TO GET INVOLVED: Chefs and schools both must register with Slow Food East End to participate in the program. For more information and to register visit www.slowfoodeastend.org/chef-to-schools/