Our school-garden champions at work! SHC provided seed funding & Wamogo Agri Science & Tech students built the school's grow house.
As posted in Litchfield.bz - 9/26/15: Goshen Center School sixth-grader Sorrel Reeves serves fellow students during the school's annual harvest luncheon on Friday. The luncheon featured produce from the school's garden and drew dozens of parents. The garden, maintained by also provides produce for food banks in Torrington.
Original article by John McKenna. Excerpt below:
The concept of a regional food hub serving Northwest Connecticut was the focus of a meeting involving local food producers and buyers Monday.
Elected officials and members of the public also attended the meeting at the Wamogo Regional High School agriculture science and technology center.
The gathering discussed an online survey of buyers and growers that is being circulated by he Northwest Hills Council of Elected Officials in partnership with the non-profit Sustainable Healthy Communities.
Bill Burgess, President of SHC, said a regional food hub would give producers easier access to buyers and would ensure that buyers have access to high-quality and fairly priced products.