Open House Held
The Alachua County Public Schools Farm to School to Work Hub held an open house on April 9 for more than 200 people that included a tour the beautiful gardens that are producing food for local school lunchrooms and teaching students and staff countywide about a healthy food systems. Participants received tips for growing their own garden, purchased plants and got a close-up look at honeybees and composting systems. Musical entertainment was provided by Florida Pure and Simple.
A joint venture between the Food and Nutrition Department and the Exceptional Student Education Department of the Alachua County Public Schools, the Hub has grown into a school lunch machine, producing more than 150 heads of lettuce each week
Location: 2802 NE 8th Ave. For more information, visit AlachuaCountyFarmToSchool.wordpress.com/2016/04.