A plentiful summer harvest
Kid Power's Veggie Time Gardens have flourished yielding thousands of tomatoes, zucchini, watermelons, cantaloupes, beans and basil. Thanks to Burpee Home Gardens we have been able to participate in three Farmer's Markets throughout the summer and will continue to do so through the fall.
As our Summer Time Veggie Time program came to a close, our students were able to share with their communities a love of vegetables, a better understanding of nutrition, and knowledge of their environment and its needs.
We are busily starting seedlings for fall planting, building additional beds, and recruiting more community volunteers to work with us through fall. We also continue sharing with our inner city students a love of agriculture, their environment and healthy living. We are looking forward to marching into the 2011-2012 school year! ~ Katie Harvey, Veggie Time Director, Kid Power Inc.