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Sugarloaf Elementary feeds dog their classroom grown Garden Cress

Fourth graders at Sugarloaf Elementary School fed their March Food Growing League harvest of Garden Cress to a dog. Remember to consult your veterinarian about what you can and can’t feed your dogs and cats.

Food Growing League (NC1A): Round 2 – Radishes

It’s Round 2 of the Food Growing League (FGL). With the bad weather of January behind us, classrooms rally behind bigger radish yields. Thanks to Bulldog Printing for helping sponsor the 2nd Round.

Cone Elementary’s Radishes go from Classroom to Groundhog

This month, Cone Elementary’s harvest of microgreen radishes made their way to “Hansel & Gretel,” the two Groundhogs under  Piedmont Wildlife Rehab’s care. Thanks again to Bulldog Printing for helping sponsor the Classroom to Food Market Pipeline (CFMP) at Cone.

Food Growing League – Round 1 Match Ups

This is the 1st Round Match Up video showing which classrooms will be competing against each other in the Inaugural Round of the Food Growing League (FGL) sponsored in part by Bulldog Printing.

Nearly 200 students in 10 Classrooms using the Classroom to Food Market Pipeline (CFMP) program from 4 Schools: Cone Elementary, Dillard Middle, Stokesdale Elementary, and Sugarloaf Elementary make up the participants of this debut season of the FGL.

Because Sugarloaf’s entire 4th grade and Dillard’s entire 8th grade are competing, each classroom is divided into Class A, B, C, & D to identify them. Both the single classrooms from Cone and Stokesdale are also listed as Class A.

The Competition Video for this 1st Round will be posted in late January/early February after all classroom harvests have been completed.

Food Growing League (FGL) Launching

After 3 years of ReBuildUp’s food growing program in various NC schools, we’re happy to announce the launch of the Food Growing League (FGL).

The League allows classrooms taking part in the Classroom to Food Market Pipeline (CFMP) to compete with one another each month for who has the biggest harvest by weight. The first two months of the League are sponsored in part by Bulldog Printing.

Nearly 200 students from 10 classrooms in 4 different schools will participate in this inaugural season. These four schools are Cone Elementary (Greensboro), Dillard Middle (Goldsboro), Sugarloaf Elementary (Hendersonville), & Stokesdale Elementary (Stokesdale). Both Cone and Sugarloaf Elementaries are veterans of the  CFMP having taken part last year as well.

Follow this site, our FaceBook, or Twitter to get regular updates on the Match Up announcements and Competition videos each month to see whose winning.

Stokesdale Elementary Plants Beet Microgreens

Following their December Training Session, 5th Grade AIG students at Stokesdale Elementary planted their first seeds of the season on Wednesday, January 3rd thanks to the sponsorship of Bulldog Printing.

In two weeks, their beet microgreen crop will be ready to harvest.

Beets are one of the three cold weather seeds selected for this extra cold winter season.

Cone Elementary’s Garden Cress harvest feeds chickens

Cone Elementary students saw their Garden Cress microgreen harvest fed to the chickens and turtles under Piedmont Wildlife Rehab’s care.

Thank you to Dame’s Chicken & Waffles for financially supporting the Classroom to Food Market Pipeline program at Cone Elementary.