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Freedom Gardens: Frenchtown kids learn aquaponics in giant greenhouse
March 4, 2020
"We’ve gotten past this laborious part of setting this thing up, and the fact that kids are gaining interest in it, the fact that the kids are in the greenhouse, that initial mission and goal of Freedom Gardens is met," Heath N. Carey said. "Now we’re venturing into this great future of what we’re trying to do."
Frenchtown school garden provides fresh vegetables for students
December 11, 2019
"Frenchtown Elementary School students have a special connection to the lunches they eat every day. Because of Freedom Gardens volunteer efforts and donations, students are learning how their food grows and tastes in the greenhouse behind the school. Right now they are providing lettuce to the school cafeteria for school lunches."
Frenchtown students learn about sustainability, grow their own food
December 4, 2019
"Frenchtown Elementary School has new a curriculum around food sustainability. They partnered up with Freedom Gardens to create a greenhouse on campus ... 'I think it’s just so cool and pretty rare this day and age, to have kids feel personal stake in the food that they’re eating,' explained AmeriCorps Energy Corps member Olivia Kersey-Bronec."