Schoolyard garden

Connectedness to land, school, community… .”  That’s what local parents had in mind last year when they asked the New Hope-Solebury (NHS) Upper Elementary School to consider starting a schoolyard vegetable garden. Inspired by restauranteer Alice Waters’ Edible Schoolyard in Berkely, CA, the garden was intended “to give students an outdoor, hands-on classroom where they could learn about nutrition, healthy eating and the environment, ” says Sharleen Smith, one of the parents behind the garden project. – Read more

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Who’s got fresh food?

The New Leaf CSA (community-supported agricult...

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If you’re interested in buying local food, you may already be shopping at one or more of these Delaware River Valley farmer’s markets, farm markets or community supported agriculture (CSA) programs. They’re all good places to get fresh, delicious food… and put money back into your local economy. Why not support more of them by coordinating farm-market shopping with errands or other trips around the area? – Read more