Garden to Cafeteria Spotlight: Carl Cozier

Ms. Maria couldn’t believe how quickly the salad was eaten– the kids love kale! Carl Cozier’s food service lead Maria Moench made sure that the kale, harvested from the Cozier school garden by Mrs. Conlon’s second graders, became part of a tasty Plant Part Salad. By...

Kulshan Middle School

The Kulshan Middle School garden was started in 2015 with support from Common Threads. The garden was sheet mulched and pieced together from donated items, many coming from Happy Valley school which was dismantling their garden during school reconstruction. A generous...
Garden to Cafeteria Toolkit

Garden to Cafeteria Toolkit

Imagine a fresh strawberry plucked from your home garden. A ripe tomato from your yard. Fresh fruits and veggies are tastiest just after they’re harvested ripe. – And if you grew them yourself, they’re even tastier! Maybe it’s the taste of love? Or pride? Or...

Silver Beach Elementary

The Silver Beach Elementary Garden, established in 2014, is located adjacent to the playground and is made of two raised, terraced beds on the grassy slope that connects the playing field to the school building.  Though it is small, it is in a sunny location and has...

Sunnyland Elementary

The Sunnyland Elementary School garden was established in 2014 with support from Common Threads. It expanded significantly in 2016, thanks to the PTA’s SAGE (Sunnyland Activists Garden Expansion) project which aims to promote health and experiential learning for kids...