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Celebrating the Harvest Festival 2018!

Posted by on Oct 17, 2018 in CSG's Gardens, Featured, Sponsors | Comments Off on Celebrating the Harvest Festival 2018!

Celebrating the Harvest Festival 2018!

written by Shannon Gaffey, Garden Educator for Teens Fall is one of my favorite seasons: it’s a season of bounty in the gardens, high energy in our schools, and a collective sigh of relief when the heat of summer finally breaks. It’s a season that lends itself towards celebration, and the Fall Harvest Festival at Buford exemplifies all these things in one evening of community fun, food and relaxation. While the Festival takes place all in one evening, it is actually a month-long program that includes the Family and Consumer Science (FACS) Veggie Cook-Off Competition, PE, ESOL and Garden...

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Something’s Cooking at Burnley Moran!

Posted by on Jun 20, 2018 in CSG's Gardens, Featured, Sponsors | Comments Off on Something’s Cooking at Burnley Moran!

Something’s Cooking at Burnley Moran!

What an exciting Spring we had at Burnley-Moran! For those who don’t know, Mr. Matt, our previous Garden Coordinator Champion at Burnley-Moran (BME) left his role in January and left very large shoes to be filled for the spring. After a quick scramble we decided, as Program Coordinator, that I would cover the programming at BME for the near future and now, I have no intentions to leave! So, I will be back in the garden starting in the fall with students as we enter into a new exciting school year. This spring was filled with seeds, compost, journaling, cooking, tasting, growing, a photo...

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With your support…

Posted by on Jun 7, 2018 in CSG's Gardens, Featured, Sponsors | Comments Off on With your support…

With your support…

With your support, CSG provides opportunities for garden discovery and youth leadership for all Charlottesville students—from Kindergarten through twelfth grade. Your gift will help us reach our goal of raising $8,000 by June 30. Please give...

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C-ville Farm to School and Healthy Schools Week was a Blast!

Posted by on Oct 18, 2017 in CSG's Gardens, Featured, Sponsors | Comments Off on C-ville Farm to School and Healthy Schools Week was a Blast!

C-ville Farm to School and Healthy Schools Week was a Blast!

All week long, CSG and our partners hosted and sponsored events in Charlottesville City Schools to promote local, sustainable growing...

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Racial Equity Training a Launching Point for Charlottesville Food Justice Network

Posted by on Jul 13, 2017 in Featured, Sponsors | Comments Off on Racial Equity Training a Launching Point for Charlottesville Food Justice Network

Racial Equity Training a Launching Point for Charlottesville Food Justice Network

Open Source’s framework asks us to consider racism like a weed with roots that consist of the following; history, resources, rules, stories, and people. These roots are constantly feed our personal experience...

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Root: The 2017 Golden Trowel Awards

Posted by on May 9, 2017 in CSG's Gardens, Featured, Sponsors | Comments Off on Root: The 2017 Golden Trowel Awards

Root: The 2017 Golden Trowel Awards

On April 27th, City Schoolyard Garden hosted Root! at Burney-Moran Elementary to honor and recognize the contributions of our partners in education and in the community. Those who have gone above and beyond in support of the gardens were awarded Golden Trowels and Golden Beets. The evening air carried springtime scents and music from local band The Old-Time Snake Milkers. Guests were treated to food and drink by such local businesses as Pearl Island Foods, Caribe Juice, Blue Ridge Bucha and Whole Foods Market. They were also treated to tours of the Burnley-Moran garden by enthusiastic...

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