by Heather Veneziano, Children’s Garden Horticulturist, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden All over the Commonwealth, schools are celebrating Farm to School Week (November 11th -15th). The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) designated this week to encourage schools from kindergarten through college to use Virginia Grown foods in their cafeterias. Local Food Hub, a […]
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Posted in Community Kitchen Garden at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Education, Garden Staff, Gardening Tips, Horticulture on Jul 30th, 2013
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Acting as the Garden’s reporter, as I was recently referred to, is a really fun job. It gives me a reason to ask questions, be curious, and find out what’s going on in all different parts of the Garden. When we the Garden hires someone […]
Posted in Making a Difference in the Community on Feb 3rd, 2009
Everybody seems to have their own favorite pick for the White House Farmer. Mine of course is Charlie Collins, who happens to be a good friend and the farmer at Victory Farms CSA. Secretly, I’m glad he didn’t win (Charlie came in 8th) since I was dreading loosing him to the Obamas. But, as GardenRant’s […]