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Food Bike at Cone ES sponsored by Dame’s Chicken & Waffles

On Halloween Day at Cone Elementary, 4th graders got to play the new version of the nutrition card game Food Bike.

In addition to teaching about the health benefits of vegetables, fruits, herbs, and spices, Food Bike is being used to start the Promo Materials activity for students where they make flyers and table toppers promoting a particular food.

#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

#NobleGreens at @TessaFarmtoFork April 11-16

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Enjoy Spring Break at Tessa Farm to Fork with Student Grown Microgreens from Noble Academy.  Take advantage of Taco Tuesday deals when you show up on Tuesday, April 11th.

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 at @TessaFarmtoFork April 4th-9th

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Greensboro Day School makes their 3rd delivery of student grown microgreens (since starting in February) this Tuesday, April 4th to Tessa Farm to Fork.

Here’s where, when, and how to try them:

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

Congratulations @TessaFarmtoFork for filling up your CFMP!

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Last Tuesday’s delivery by Summerfield Elementary made them the fourth and final school in Tessa Farm to Fork’s Classroom to Food Market Pipeline (CFMP) setup with:

Noble Academy (1st Delivery Jan. 17th)
Greensboro Day School (1st Delivery Feb. 7th)
Cone Elementary (1st Delivery Feb. 21st)
, and
Summerfield Elementary (1st Delivery Mar. 28th).

We thank Tessa for partnering with so many schools to help teach students about the farm to fork process by having them grow nutritious microgreens in class and delivering them once a month to be served to Tessa’s customers.

The CFMP is going through an upgrade for the coming school year where it will make an even bigger community impact.  Stay tuned to learn more and how Tessa Farm to Fork and some new partners are involved.

#SummerfieldGreens begin @tessafarmtofork March 28th-April 2nd

Summerfield Elementary this week becomes the fourth and final school to join Tessa Farm to Fork’s Classroom to Food Market Pipeline (CFMP).

Come celebrate this achievement with delicious student grown microgreens from Summerfield Elementary.

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

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.

Noble Academy begins growing greens for Tessa Farm to Fork

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On Tuesday, January 3rd, students at Noble Academy kicked off the first day of school building their Portable Garden bins as part of their Classroom to Food Market Pipeline (CFMP) with program sponsor Tessa Farm to Fork.

Students plan to have all bins setup by the end of the week with their first harvest and delivery of microgreens scheduled for Tuesday, January 17th.

Come out to Tessa on the evening of Tuesday, Jan. 17th and Wednesday, Jan. 18th to get your fill of these student grown greens.

CFPP 2016-2017 at Ragsdale HS sponsored by Sonya Hamilton of State Farm

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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.

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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.