USDA Awards $34.3M to Support Local Foods Infrastructure…including The Abundant Table!

repost from the USDA Farm to School program: “Last week, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack helped kick off the harvest season by announcing awards for grant programs to support local and regional food systems. Several funded projects will expand farm to school projects, addressing needs such as food safety certification, delivery logistics, and coordinating more »

Greetings from your Farm Educator, Erynn!

Greetings Join the Farm! CSA and Abundant Table community!  I’ve missed my regular connection with you all as I’ve moved out of CSA coordinator position and into full time farm education.  But, I’ve loved witnessing Jeannette and Raquel blossom into their roles coordinating our CSA and growing our CSA community.  more »

A farm student's perspective on education

Photo from theatlantic.com This last week, the Atlantic published a disappointing article by Caitlin Flanagan criticizing school gardens, in particular Alice Water’s famous Berkeley garden. essay writers online Her argument is essentially that education in the garden is useless; or worse, it inhibits children from moving up in cultural and more »