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Harvesting Workshop


Workshop Details

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

General Benefits

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.


Harvesting In a Nutshell

Lifecycle of Farm to School Harvesting Workshop Video