On Saturday, November 19th, fresh student grown pesticide free greens harvested the day before made it to Parkwood Baptist’s Hand to Hand Food Pantry. A flyer highlighting some of the health benefits of eating more greens was also included in the delivery.
Ragsdale High School’s Classroom to Food Pantry Pipeline (CFPP) setup to benefit Hand to Hand will continue with regular monthly deliveries for the rest of the school year.
On Friday, November 18th, Ragsdale High School completed it’s November harvest of 3 Portable Garden Bins (two 18 bottle and one 12 bottle).
Sponsored by Sonya Hamilton State Farm, this year’s RHS CFPP will deliver student grown greens to Parkwood Baptist Church’s Hand to Hand Food Pantry on a regular basis.
The two Scientific Visualization (SciVis) classes will be adding more bins to the harvest in the next month.
On Wednesday evening, November 16th, Ragsdale High School joined 14 other schools in Guilford County to receive a “Gift of Giving” grant sponsored by Four Seasons Town Centre. The grant is made in partnership with Guilford County Schools’ (GCS) Character Development Initiative to fund programs that promote student service-learning.
Part of the Ragsdale’s grant money will go toward adding five more Portable Gardens to its existing Classroom to Food Pantry Pipeline (CFPP) to benefit Parkwood Baptist Church’s Hand to Hand Food Pantry.
In mid-January 2017, a :30 second video of this project in action will be shown by GCS and local media.
In the Wednesday, October 26th edition of Jamestown News, Ragsdale High School’s 2016-2017 Classroom to Food Pantry Pipeline (CFPP) was featured.
Sponsored by Sonya Hamilton of State Farm, the CFPP was setup to benefit Parkwood Baptist Church’s Hand to Hand Food Pantry with monthly deliveries of nutritious greens grown in class by 1st & 2nd Block SciVis students.
“This year, Pendrak expanded the Classroom to Food Pantry Pipeline project to both her Science Visualization classes from just one last year. She plans to have the two classes compete against each other to see who can grow the most food based on weight. The CFPP will be providing weight data for students to use in the statistics and charting part of her SciVis curriculum.”
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On Wednesday, October 12th, the 1st Block Science Visualization class at Ragsdale High School finished putting together the first two Portable Gardens for 2016-2017.
The Portable Gardens are part of the school’s Classroom to Food Pantry Pipeline sponsored by Sonya Hamilton, an agent at State Farm.
The harvests will go to help feed people at Parkwood Baptist Church’s Hand to Hand Food Pantry starting mid-November.
During lunchtime on Monday September 12th, sixth and seventh grade students at Westchester Country Day School in High Point were given a demonstration on how to setup their Classroom to Food Pantry Pipeline kits.
Emerywood Baptist’s Food Pantry just a few miles from the school will be the recipient of WCDS’s monthly harvest throughout the 2016-2017 school year.
On Friday, October 7th, Ragsdale High School’s Science & Visualization students began setup for the 2016-2017 Classroom to Food Pantry Pipeline to benefit Parkwood Baptist Church’s Hand to Hand Food Pantry.
Sponsored by Sonya R. Hamilton of State Farm, this marks the 2nd year of the CFPP at Ragsdale High where the program was first piloted in the winter of 2016. This year it’s been expanded from one to two of the “SciVis” classes. The monthly harvesting data will be used in the statistics portion of the curriculum.
Due to a short school day on Friday, the rest of the bins will be setup this week.
On Saturday, September 17th, ReBuildUp was out at Parkwood Baptist’s Hand to Hand Food Pantry handing out freshly harvested microgreens and playing Food Bike, the nutrition card game.
Winners walked away with a Bottle Grower with basil seeds.
On Monday, September 12th, students at Westchester Country Day School in High Point, NC began setting up the first of 8 Portable Garden bins for their school’s Classroom to Food Pantry Pipeline (CFPP). Students will use these bins to grow nutritious pesticide free micro greens for delivery at Emerywood Baptist’s Food Pantry on a monthly basis during the 2016-2017 school year.
On Saturday, August 20th ReBuildUp was out at Parkwood Baptist’s Hand to Hand Food Pantry showing attendees how to make their own Bottle Growers as part of Ragsdale High School’s Classroom to Food Pantry Pipeline (CFPP).
Making a Bottle Grower and picking up some freshly grown micro greens.
The latest micro green harvest from a few Portable Gardens.