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PICS: Sugarloaf ES Harvests CFPP for local food pantry

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On Monday, January 30th, students at Sugarloaf Elementary in Hendersonville, NC harvested their Portable Gardens and bagged the greens for pickup by the Interfaith Assistance Ministry’s Food Pantry.

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Another picture of Sugarloaf’s Classroom to Food Pantry Pipeline (CFPP) in action.

PICS: RHS Class harvest 5 CFPP Bins sponsored by Sonya Hamilton State Farm

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1st Block students at Ragsdale High School harvested 5 bins in a single class as part of their Classroom to Food Pantry Pipeline (CFPP) with Hand to Hand Food Pantry sponsored by Sonya Hamilton State Farm.

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This is a bit of feat for a class of 22 harvesting, cleaning, and reseeding the equivalent of seven 12 Bottle Portable Garden Bins (12BPG) because 4 of the 5 bins were the larger grey 18 Bottle Portable Garden Bins (18BPG) that each equal 1 1/2 12 BPG’s.

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Parts of the harvest were filmed for an upcoming video to air on local television as part of a Gift of Giving Grant sponsored by the Four Seasons Town Centre.

Ragsdale’s November Harvest reaches H2H Food Pantry

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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.

Ragsdale’s November Harvest for H2H Food Pantry

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On Friday, November 18th, Ragsdale High School completed it’s November harvest of 3 Portable Garden Bins (two 18 bottle and one 12 bottle).

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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.

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The two Scientific Visualization (SciVis) classes will be adding more bins to the harvest in the next month.

Ragsdale wins “Gift of Giving” Grant to Grow CFPP

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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.

PICS: RHS sets up 2016-2017 CFPP sponsored by Sonya Hamilton of State Farm

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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.

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The Portable Gardens are part of the school’s Classroom to Food Pantry Pipeline sponsored by Sonya Hamilton, an agent at State Farm.

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The harvests will go to help feed people at Parkwood Baptist Church’s Hand to Hand Food Pantry starting mid-November.

PICS: Westchester Country Day School’s CFPP

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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.

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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.

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Westchester CDS launches CFPP to help Food Pantry

WCDS-CFPP-Logo-285On 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.

Making Bottle Growers at Hand to Hand Food Pantry

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).

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Making a Bottle Grower and picking up some freshly grown micro greens.

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The latest micro green harvest from a few Portable Gardens.

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