Erie students grow healthy food in school garden and find peace of mind

 

Red Hawk Elementary hosts farmers market on back-to-school night.

The Red Hawk Elementary School back-to-school night on Aug. 29 had a special bloom about it — parents and community members were greeted at the school’s entrance by a colorful, fresh bounty of tri-colored cherry tomatoes, corn on the cob, beets, cantaloupe, turnips, basil, carrots, heirloom tomatoes and more. Alongside the annual meet-and-greet opportunity, the evening included the first ever student-run Farmers Market, which featured produce freshly harvested from the school’s own garden.

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