The fourth workshop, Harvesting, was held on June 22nd at the Howard-Suamico School District. The workshop featured a tour of the farm, hoop house, and school garden at Bay Port High School. During this hands-on workshop, participants learned how to harvest the vegetables in the school garden and enjoyed a delicious meal together from the harvest.
Benefits of Harvesting
Food Service Benefits
Ensure food safety, food quality, and proper storage of garden produce; increase produce yield by harvesting so that plants continue to produce, sustain school gardens through the summer months
Physical benefits of fresh air and movement, emotional benefits of mood, self-esteem and attention span, agriculture and nutrition education, community engagement, builds life skills.