|Harvesting mustard greens and radishes for today's salad|
Cairine Wilson School is among the newest partners of Growing Up Organic. When we started the garden together back in early April, Ms. Robin and Ms. Arnot were keen to have the garden be a chance for their two classes to combine their efforts and give them an opportunity to work together. Their garden has blossomed under this model, allowing students to learn as much from the garden as they are from their experience together - preparing a salad feast together today was no exception.
|Taste testing.....White Icicle Radishes and German Giants!|
Working with students in the DDU at Cairine Wilson, and allowing them the opportunity to contribute in such a meaningful way to their school's community, as well as impact the bigger picture by practising organic principles, has been an exceptionally enriching experience.
In the fall, students will return to see the results of their careful planning of a three sisters plot: where corn, squash and painted mountain corn are now slowly popping up. In the meantime, keep the salad coming! Thank you for the invitation to lunch Cairine Wilson, looking forward to the fall!
|Gathering for a well-earned meal|
|The three sisters plot...what will it look like in September?!|