Posted tagged ‘local food’

A Letter to Mrs. Obama from the Tupper Lake (NY) Middle/High School Green Team

March 12, 2012

Dear Mrs. Obama, On behalf of our Green Team/Wellness Committee we applaud your efforts to improve school nutrition and decrease childhood obesity. Our school, and many schools in our country,  rely on federal subsidies to make school lunches affordable and available to our students. Your consideration of the “kinds” of food offered would be so [...]

A Garden Grows in Springfield, NJ

May 6, 2011

By Denise Devone, Chairperson, Springfield Environmental Commission With a grant from the Community Catalyst Fund, the Springfield (NJ) Environmental Commission is finishing up Phase II of our Community Gardens.  This winter provided a plethora/multitude of tasks for the Springfield Department of Public Works (DPW). The DPW are the fellows who build all of the wooden [...]


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