Charlottesville Farm to School & Healthy Schools Week is Here!

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Charlottesville Farm to School & Healthy Schools Week is Here!







We have a jam-packed week next week FULL of farmer visits, healthy school lunch options, tastings, farm animals, harvest of the month, and our 9th Annual Harvest Festival on October 5th from 5:30-7:30 at Buford Middle School. We are excited to be joined by many many community partners next week. Here is all that is happening this week:

Farmer/Farm Animal Visits

Tuesday October 2nd 

Urban Agriculture Collective of Charlottesville (UACC) farmers Visit Clark Elementary to make Scarecrows.

Piedmont Master Gardeners bring an activity highlighting the agricultural origin of many household items to Clark Elementary.

Whisper Hill Farm visit to Burnley-Moran Elementary for a fresh veggie tasting.

 Wednesday October 3rd

Bellair Farm visits Buford Middle School.

Little Hat Creek Farm visits the Charlottesville High School discussing small scale production with the Urban Farming class.

 Thursday October 4th 

Harvest of the Month celebrated at all schools.

Caromont Farm brings goats to Venable Elementary.

            –with a special visit from the VA Secretary of Education.

Central Virginia Beekeepers Association brings an observation hive to Greenbrier Elementary.

Friday October 5th 

Farfields Farm visits Jackson-Via Elementary.

Apple Press/Cider Making at Burnley-Moran Elementary.

Local farmers collaborate to bring cotton and animal fiber lesson to Johnson Elementary.

Our 9th Annual Fall Harvest Festival at Buford Middle School open to the Charlottesville-area Community.


Local Menu on the Lunch Line

Monday- Market Fresh Salsa

Tuesday- Roasted Potatoes with Onions

Wednesday- Spaghetti with Local Beef and a side of Summer Squash

Thursday- Homemade Vegetable Soup

Friday- All meals

**Apples and Pears served every day**