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Browsing Archive: July, 2013

The Next to the Last Week of Summer School

Posted by elden sandy on Tuesday, July 30, 2013,
Today Cornerstone Christian Schools began the next to the last week of Elementary Summer School. All students at school came to the garden today. They watered the plants and harvested produce - over 30 pounds today.


Most of today's harvest was delivered to the Many Meals program that provides dinner for those in need at St Mary Magdalen Catholic Church on Mondays. Ears of sweet corn and small popcorn ears were harvested today; however most of the sweet corn ears were past their prime for se...
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Mid-Summer In the Garden

Posted by elden sandy on Thursday, July 18, 2013,
We are now midway through the summer school schedule. Each week students get a 30-minute garden lesson then 30 minutes in the garden planting, watering, weeding and harvesting.

Summer school students have planted carrots, beans, sweet potatoes,strawberries and eggplant.

The garden continues to produce amazing crops. In the first four weeks of summer school, students have harvested over 200 pounds of produce (including the 70 pounds mentioned in the previous post). Students eat some and take som...
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