Press

October 6, 2017: Dorothy McAuliffe, Mike Signer join Elementary Students for Lunch (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA)

September 28, 2017: City Schoolyard Garden & Charlottesville City Schools Celebrate Charlottesville Farm to School & Healthy Schools Week. (Charlottesville Tomorrow, Charlottesville, VA)

September 8, 2017: Buford & City Schoolyard Garden Veggie Cook-Off (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA)

June 7, 2017: Elementary Students Awarded for Gardening (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA)

June 7, 2017: First Peas to the Table Winners at Jackson-Via & Burnley-Moran Elementary (Charlottesville Tomorrow)

May 25, 2017: Sensory Garden at City Schoolyard Garden at Burnley-Moran  (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA)

April 27, 2017: City Schoolyard Garden Golden Trowel Awards Held at Burnley-Moran Elementary (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA)

April 12, 2017: Charlottesville Schools Receive Piedmont Master Gardeners Grant (NBC 29, Charlottesville, VA)

March 30, 2017:  Charlottesville Inside-Out hosted a feature segment on City Schoolyard Garden that’s available online. (WHTJ PBS, Charlottesville, VA)

March 14, 2017: Charlottesville Schools partner with Local Food Hub for monthly lunches. (Charlottesville Tomorrow, Charlottesville, VA)

February 15, 2017: Community Voices hosts food system and social justice activist Jeanette Abi-Nader on February 22nd. (VirginiaTech News, Blacksburg, VA)

February 11, 2017: Jeanette and Aleen joined M.C. Blair to discuss their work with City Schoolyard Garden on To Your Health. (WPVC, Charlottesville, VA)

December 26, 2016: City schools look to expand local offerings in meals. (Charlottesville Tomorrow, Charlottesville, VA)

December 14, 2016: Charlottesville High students donate money to Food Justice Network through City Schoolyard Garden. (Newsplex, CBS19, Charlottesville, VA)

December 1st, 2016: Charlottesville High adds urban farming entrepreneurship classCHS farm-to-market class (Charlottesville Tomorrow, Charlottesville, VA)

November 29, 2016: Grants, Gardens and Green Beans: Charlottesville’s Growing Farm to School Program (United States Department of Agriculture Blog)

November 24, 2016: Local NonProfits Employ Creative Collaborations – Charlottesville Food Justice Network. (Cville Weekly, Charlottesville, VA)

October 3, 2016: CSG Program Coordinator Kim Nguyen talks about Farm to School week at the Charlottesville City Schools in Goat Pays Visit to Elementary School for Farm to School Week. (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA)

September 23, 2016: 7th Annual Harvest Festival Takes Over Buford. (Newsplex, CBS19, Charlottesville, VA)

September 23, 2016: 7th Annual Fall Harvest Festival slide show. (Charlottesville Tomorrow, Charlottesville, VA)

September 21, 2016:  CSG Garden Coordinator Emily Anderson speaks about the Greenbrier ES Garden in One UVA Group Gardens During the United Way Day of Caring and Volunteers Talk About Helping on Day of Caring. (Newsplex, CBS 19, Charlottesville, VA)

September 21, 2016: Kim Nguyen talks about CSG in Neighbors help neighbors for the United Way Day of Caring. (Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA)

September 20, 2016:  Kim Nguyen talks about the volunteer work at the Jackson-Via Elementary School garden for the United Way Day of Caring in Gearing Up for the 25th Annual United Way Day of Caring.  (Newsplex, CBS 19, Charlottesville, VA)

September 16, 2016: National Endowment on the Humanities, 50th Anniversary Celebration. Farming the Earth, Cultivating Humanity panel with Alice Waters, Joel Salatin, The Kitchen Sisters and moderator, Jeanette Abi-Nader. (Human/Ties Facebook Live Stream Vidoe)

November 29, 2014: FlashbackPeter Davis Charlottesville City Schools article on the launch of the Charlottesville High School Garden (Charlottesville tomorrow, Charlottesville, VA)

July 22, 2016: CCS Green Ribbon Award & Schoolyard Gardens (Newsplex 19, Charlottesville, VA)

July 20, 2016: Teachers become Students at City Schoolyard Garden (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA) and the Urban Farm at Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind (WHSV3, Staunton, VA)

June 6, 2016: Johnson Accessible Garden (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA)

June 2, 2016: First Peas to the Table 2016 Award at Venable Elementary. (Charlottesville Tomorrow, Charlottesville, VA)

May 18, 2016May Harvest of the Month City Schoolyard Garden partners and volunteers prep colorful carrots for students. (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA)

April 22, 2016Charlottesville Schools named Green Ribbon School Program Charlottesville City Schools have been named a Green Ribbon School Program by the U.S. Department of Education (Newsplex 19, Charlottesville, VA)

April 4, 2016: Growing Plants, Fostering Change Buford Middle School’s Spring Seedling project (Edible Blue Ridge, p. 11)

January 20, 2016: Monticello’s Gardener talks Tj, Peas, & School Gardens CSG’s First Peas to the Table Contest (American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture website)

January 2, 2016: Sticks Kebob Shop Hosts FundraiserEvery Saturday in January, Sticks is donating to City Schoolyard Garden. (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA)

December 21, 2015: Food Tank’s 116 Orgs to Watch in 2016 – City Schoolyard Garden is honored to be named with this honor (Food Tank Website, foodtank.com)

October 22, 2015: Local Food Hub honors innovation – and City Schoolyard Garden’s Harvest of the Month (Charlottesville Tomorrow, Charlottesville, VA)

October 14, 2015: Children and Hunger: Food Insecurity, Part 3 part of a series Food Insecurity in Virginia. (WMRA, Jordy Yager, Charlottesville, VA)

October 9, 2015: Beekeepers Visit Clark Elementary School. (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA)

October 7, 2015: Students Learn About Growing Food -VA Farm to School Week hosts chickens at Johnson Elementary. (Newsplex 19, Charlottesville, VA)

October 6, 2015: VA Farm to School Week –  Venable fall planting and upcoming garden activities (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA)

September 18, 2015: CSG & Buford Fall Harvest Festival (Charlottesville Tomorrow, Charlottesville, VA)

September 16, 2015: Students Prepare for Fall Harvest Festival (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA)

September 11, 2015: Veggie Cook-Off Winner: Lisa Drake shares which broccoli dish won (WINA 1070, Charlottesville, VA)

September 4, 2015: CSG Internships Available (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA)

June 4, 2015: Jackson-Via Schoolyard Garden Harvest (Newsplex 19, Charlottesville, VA)

April 26, 2015: CSG Volunteer Orientation (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA)

April 23, 2015: Kids trying locally grown food: City Schoolyard Garden Harvest of the Month – Asparagus (Newsplex 19,  Charlottesville, VA)

April 2, 2015: Anew Art Show: Garden art to support City Schoolyard Garden (Charlottesville Weekly, Charlottesville, VA)

March 19, 2015: Farm to School Food: A kitchen and community event (Charlottesville Tomorrow, Charlottesville, VA)

March 12, 2015: Kale from seed to snack (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA)

March 10, 2015: How the grassroots local food movement is changing what we eat (Charlottesville Tomorrow, Charlottesville, VA)

February 23, 2015: February Harvest of the Month is Kale! (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA)

January 21, 2015:  Strengthening Connections with the City Schoolyard Garden (UVA Food Collaborative, Charlottesville, VA)

January 15, 2015: Cville restaurant supports City Schoolyard Garden. (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA)

December 5, 2014: CSG looking to close the gap in funding. (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA)

November 25, 2014: Child Size: Childhood obesity is still a growing problem in Charlottesville -but it’s getting better. (c-ville kids, Winter 2014)

November 19, 2014: Organizers Celebrate Jackson-Via School Garden Makeover with our shed and fence open house. (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA)

November 16, 2014: Schoolyard Gardens by Talia Marshall (Kids Reporter’s Notebook, Scholastic News Kids Press Corps)

November 2, 2014: Teaching our kids to make healthy food choices (Charlottesville Tomorrow, Charlottesville, VA)

September 28, 2014: New Community Kitchen and Garden Opens at Trinity Episcopal Church (NBC 29, Charlottesville, VA)

September 25, 2014: City Students get a taste of healthy eating. (Charlottesville Tomorrow, Charlottesville, VA)

September 25, 2014: City Schoolyard Garden interview with Whitney McDermott on the Harvest Festival & VegOff (WTJU91.1FM, UVA, Charlottesville, VA)

September 24, 2014: VegOff Competition at Buford Middle School (Charlottesville Newsplex, Charlottesville, VA)

September 24, 2014: Students Sample Recipes made with Garden Ingredients at Buford Middle School (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA)

September 23, 2014: Edible Blue Ridge VegOff Competition at Buford Middle School (Charlottesville Newsplex, Charlottesville, VA)[scroll to Edible Blue Ridge VegOff video]

August 14, 2014: Volunteers to Help Spruce Up Gardens at Johnson Elementary. (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA)

July 29, 2014: Dominion Gives Half a Million Dollars in Grants Supporting Environmental Initiatives Across Virginia. (Reuters News Service)

July 19, 2014: Schoolyard Garden Clean up at Venable Elementary’s City Schoolyard Garden. (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA)

July 18, 2014: Hometown Hero Jessica Spears is also our Garden Hero at Burnley-Moran. (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA)

June 24, 2014: Tour showcases urban agriculture in Charlottesville including the CSG Buford garden. (Charlottesville Tomorrow, Charlottesville, VA)

June 21, 2014: Urban Agriculture Tour highlights City Schoolyard Garden’s at Buford Middle School with a tour. (The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA)

June 20, 2014: Community Foundation Benefits Schools including BamaWorks support for City Schoolyard Garden. (Charlottesville Tomorrow, Charlottesville, VA)

June 20, 2014: Dave Matthews Band and Future Fund announce local grants including support for City Schoolyard Garden. (The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA)

June 20, 2014: Clark Elementary School workday. Students are outdoors caring for their plants and preparing for tomorrow’s Cville Urban Agriculture Tour. (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA)

June 18, 2014: CACF Awards Grants to 10 Local Non-Profits including support for City Schoolyard Garden to expand programming. (The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA)

May 23, 2014: Jackson Via wins First Peas to the Table. First grade students participate in City Schoolyard Garden’s friendly competition dating back to Jefferson’s tradition (CBS19, Charolottesville Newsplex, Charlottesville, VA)

April 30, 2014: UVA Food Policy Class research presentation on Localizing School Food by Marissa Bialek (YouTube, Local Food Policy Charlottesville)

April 24, 2014: Students plant trees to celebrate Earth Day & Arbor Day at Clark Elementary (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA) and Charlottesville Newsplex, Charlottesville, VA)

April 19, 2014: Parks & Rec Fitness and Fun Run event brings together over 100 residents to work it out in the Venable neighborhood. Proceeds benefit City Schoolyard Garden. (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA)

April 1, 2014: Barefootbucha, a locally owned kombucha business is sponsoring City Schoolyard Garden  with funds raised from April sales of their new CranGinger flavor. (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA)

March 19, 2014: Albemarle Garden Club donates funds to City Schoolyard Garden to support engaging youth in Charlottesville City Schools in gardening. (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA)

March 14, 2014: Habitat City Builds on Partnerships between Artists and NonProfits as City Schoolyard Garden partners with The Bridge PAI, Wolfe Architecture and Clark Elementary. (The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA)

January 5, 2014: Sticks for Sheds campaign brings together Sticks Kebob Shop and City Schoolyard Garden to raise funds for Jackson-Via Elementary garden shed. (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA)

December 18, 2013: Buford Sweet Potato Muffins make CCS Cafeteria with recipe created by students. (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA)

October, 2013: Reclaiming our Food: A Lighter Load by Tanya Denckla Cobb (Edible Blue Ridge, Fall, 2013, page 14)

October 22, 2013: Slideshow of City Schoolyard Garden & Buford Middle School Harvest Festival. (Charlottesville Tomorrow, Charlottesville, VA)

October 9, 2013: Whole Foods provide 5% of all sales to benefit City Schoolyard Garden and connecting youth with nature. (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA)

September 21, 2013:Growing students minds with one garden at a time. City Schoolyard Garden students show off their gardens with a tour (CBS19, Charolottesville Newsplex, Charlottesville, VA)

September 13, 2013: City Schoolyard Garden kicks off Whole Kids Foundation grants for Clark, Johnson and Venable Elementary schools (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA)

September 12, 2013: Burnley Moran Elementary receives a 1,000 gallon rainwater harvesting system from Charlottesville City Schools and Public Works Department  (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA)

June 28, 2013: Greenbrier Elementary gardens get facelift with help from Renew Cville (NBC29, Charlottesville, VA)

July 26, 2013: Mas chef teams up with Schoolyard Garden program (C-ville Weekly, Charlottesville, VA)

June 23, 2013: Local schools give incentive to “go native” (Charlottesville Tomorrow, Charlottesville, VA)

June 20, 2013: A School Board Day conversation on the City Schoolyard Garden with Colette Blount and Jeanette Abi-Nader (1070 WINA News Radio, Charlottesville, VA)

Fall 2012: Learning to Grow (Edible Blue Ridge Magazine, Charlottesville, VA)

September 25, 2012: City Schoolyard Garden at Buford September Feature (Virginia Homegrown, Richmond, VA)

July 5, 2012: Charlottesville City Schools allocate one-time funds to support Garden Educator at Buford Middle School through City Schoolyard Garden (The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA)

May 16, 2012: Students Plant a Seed in Gardening Education (CBS19, ABC16, FOX27, Charlottesville, VA)

May, 2012: Beyond the Textbook: Students explore science first-hand outside of the classroom (Charlottesville Family Magazine)

April 24, 2012: A foodie legend visits Buford’s garden (C-ville, Green Scene, Charlottesville, VA)

February 29, 2012: For one student, love of gardens sprouts into several projects (UVA Today, Charlottesville, VA)

July 10, 2011: Schoolyard Garden grows science interest (CBS19, ABC16, FOX27, Charlottesville, VA)

May 11, 2011: City Schoolyard Garden, SARA receive $75,000 in local grants (The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA)

April 22, 2011: Celebrating Earth Day in the garden (VA NBC29 News, Charlottesville, VA)

April 21, 2011: Beth on the Bright Side: Buford Middle School garden (CBS19, ABC16, FOX27, Charlottesville, VA)

April 20, 2011: Buford garden to mark Earth Day with new water system (The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA)

November 14, 2010: School food that’s both healthy and tasty? (The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA)

April 13, 2010: Schoolyard garden flourishing (NBC29 News, Charlottesville, VA)

December 22, 2009: Buford gets $25,000 for veggie garden (The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA)