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Dillard Middle grows greens for guinea pigs

8th graders at Dillard Middle School provided fresh tendergreens to feed pet guinea pigs from their first harvest of the school year. The microgreens were grown in class using water bottles and other common materials as part of the Classroom to Food Market Pipeline (CFMP) program.

Cone ES feeds turtles w/ classroom harvest

Cone Elementary students last week completed this month’s Classroom to Food Market Pipeline by planting, growing, harvesting, and finally giving beet microgreens to the Piedmont Wildlife Rehab to help feed turtles in their care.

Students plan to do it again in December with their Garden Cress harvest.

Thank you to Dame’s Chicken & Waffles for financially supporting this program at Cone Elementary.

Dillard Middle begins food growing

On Thursday November 2nd, Classroom to Food Market Pipeline (CFMP) training was held in the auditorium of Dillard Middle School for their entire 8th grade.

Some of the 75 8th graders who took part. Teams of students in each class will start their own Portable Gardens this week and continue the CFMP until the end of May.

Cone Elementary’s 1st harvest sponsored by Emma Keys Burgers

Cone Elementary 4th Graders had their first harvest of tendergreens on Friday, October 20th. The harvest is part of the Classroom to Food Market Pipeline (CFMP) at Cone sponsored this month by Emma Keys Flat Top Burgers.

Students watered their greens for two weeks before the harvest.

Teams took turns cutting their tendergreens to find out how much they weighed.

Team 3 took first place to start off the growing season that will run until May featuring seven more foods to be planted.

The full harvest was delivered to a nearby animal hospital to be used as rabbit food.

Classroom Farming returns to Cone Elementary

On Friday October 6th, Fourth graders at Cone Elementary resumed the Classroom to Food Market Pipeline (CFMP). This month of the CFMP is sponsored by Emma Keys Flat Top Grill.

Students in teams of 2 got the chance to build their own mini-Portable Gardens that they’ll be in charge of for the remainder of the school year.

This year’s version of the CFMP brings with it a new food to plant each month.

@TessaFarmtoFork sponsors 215 student CFMP

We’re happy to announce the 2016-2017 Classroom to Food Market Pipeline (CFMP) sponsored by Tessa Farm to Fork for 215 students at four area schools has come to a completion.

The combined microgreen harvests of Noble Academy, Greensboro Day, Cone Elementary, and Summerfield Elementary is 3260 grams (7.172 lbs).

Thank you again to Tessa Farm to Fork for their generous sponsorship of this program.  Take some time to visit Tessa’s

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#SummerfieldGreens students end school year growing basil

Students at Summerfield Elementary spent the spring growing Tendergreens and will now close out the school year by growing Basil using Bottle Growers.

The Classroom to Food Market Pipeline (CFMP) at Summerfield Elementary has been made possible by the generous sponsorship of Tessa Farm to Fork in Greensboro.

Stop by to say “Thank You!”

TUESDAY-THURSDAY 11AM – 2PM | 5PM – 9PM
FRIDAY-SATURDAY 8:00AM – 2PM | 5PM – 9PM
SUNDAY 8AM – 2PM

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#ConeGreens students planting basil in May

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Cone Elementary
students are rounding out the school year by planting basil in Bottle Growers.

Special thanks to Tessa Farm to Fork for sponsoring this year’s Classroom to Food Market Pipeline (CFMP) at Cone Elementary.

Check out Tessa Farm to Fork for yourself!

TUESDAY – FRIDAY 8:00AM – 2PM | 5PM – 9PM
SATURDAY 8AM – 2PM | 5PM – 9PM
SUNDAY 8AM – 2PM

Located at 3929 Battleground Avenue | Greensboro, NC 27410  336.763.1256 and online at tessagreensboro.com and facebook.com/tessafarmtofork

#NobleGreens students grow basil in May

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Noble Academy students wrap up this year’s Classroom to Food Market Pipeline (CFMP) with Bottle Growers filled with Basil seeds.

Show this image on your smart phone at Tessa Farm to Fork when ordering this week and receive 10% off your check!

TUESDAY – FRIDAY 8:00AM – 2PM | 5PM – 9PM
SATURDAY 8AM – 2PM | 5PM – 9PM
SUNDAY 8AM – 2PM

Located at 3929 Battleground Avenue | Greensboro, NC 27410  336.763.1256 and online at tessagreensboro.com and facebook.com/tessafarmtofork

#GSODayGreens students growing basil in May

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During the month of May, Greensboro Day students are redirecting their classroom farming skills towards growing basil to see this popular herb up close and personal.

Basil growing will be the last part of this school year’s 2016-2017 Classroom to Food Market Pipeline sponsored by Tessa Farm to Fork.

TUESDAY – THURSDAY 11:00AM – 2PM | 5PM – 9PM
FRIDAY – SATURDAY 8AM – 2PM | 5PM – 9PM
SUNDAY 8AM – 2PM

Located at 3929 Battleground Avenue | Greensboro, NC 27410  336.763.1256 and online at tessagreensboro.com and facebook.com/tessafarmtofork