Posts tagged local food
Farmer Clare & the Best Seasonal Cookbooks

If you haven’t met her yet, Clare Vergobbi is the manager of Orchard Gardens Farm. Here’s her story about learning to cook seasonally, and who guided her along the way. While she was writing this, she found so many people around Garden City Harvest saying things like “I love that book!” Or “have you tried the beet cake in that one?” etc. In other words, she’s got great taste and a solid go-to list.

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Honey Bees, Cows, and Montana Super-Bread: Reflecting on Farmer in the Classroom

I teach Farmer in the Classroom as one of the School Garden Managers here at Garden City Harvest. A few weeks ago, I received a heart-warming email from a parent of a second grade student at Paxson Elementary School. While teachers and kiddos are generally happy to have me visiting their classrooms (“YAYYY, Farmer Lori’s here!”), it’s not often that I get feedback from families.

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Local Food Champions

This winter, a group of our past youth employees came together with GCH staff to brainstorm plans for expanding employment opportunities in our youth farming programs, Youth Harvest and Youth Farm. Since the finished construction of our new facility, the River Road Farmstead, GCH staff have been working to design full season jobs for young people.

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