Farm to School in EWSD
FARM TO SCHOOL NEWS: We want to send a huge thanks to Chapin Orchards and Tucker Maple Sugarhouse for supplying us with delicious apples and syrup for breakfast and lunch!
Delicata Squash Smiles
- 2 delicata squash
- 3 tbsp olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
- Cut squash in half lengthwise and scoop out seeds. Place squash open side down on a cutting board and cut short "smiles."
- Place smiles in a bowl and add oil, salt and pepper, then toss until evenly coated.
- Place on baking sheet, sprinkle with cinnamon (optional), and roast in oven for 15-20 minutes or until a fork easily goes in.
Source: Harvest of the Month
EWSD Receives $4,500 Grant for Farm to School Initiatives
The Essex Westford School District (EWSD) Child Nutrition Program/Farm to School and the Farm to School Community Committee have received a $4,500 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grant for hands-on learning in the District’s gardens and classrooms initiatives. The mission of the grant application was based on the goal to promote healthy eating and raise awareness of local food systems. Read the full story.