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WELCOME to Virtual Gala Week
at Project GROWS!
Dollar for Dollar Challenge Match
In honor of GROWS' first decade, a generous partner will match all virtual gala event ticket sales and donations dollar-for-dollar up to 10K!

These matching funds will go to our Barn Campaign which is close at hand! 
DONATE TODAY!
Telling the story of the Project GROWS Farm:
Take a closer look at our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program!
On Day 1 of our Virtual Gala Week, we are shining a spotlight on the Project GROWS Farm and the community vision that founded our organization ten years ago. Check out Virginia Farming's episode featuring the Project GROWS farm and the work we do with our Community Supported Agriculture program to improve food access in our community! The episode also highlights ten years of Project GROWS' vision of community based learning, educating, and supporting public health. 
A Word From Our Board Members
Deborah Bundy-Carpenter
Nurse Manager, Central Shenandoah Health District
Virginia Department of Health
Sophie Cantell Lambert
Vice President, UrbanPlan
Urban Land Institute
Farm to School Webinar
Farm to School: Local Farms and Food Literacy
Wednesday, November 18th | 3 PM EST

Join Project GROWS & WMRA Public Radio to listen in on a discussion about the growing need for food literacy, with a focus on Farm to School programs in Staunton and Waynesboro, Virginia.

Watch live on the WMRA Facebook page or register to attend the Zoom Webinar here.

Panelists Include:
  • Laura Faircloth, Director of Farm Operations, Project GROWS
  • Amanda Warren, Director of School Nutrition, Staunton City Schools
  • Megan Marshall, Director of Food Access, Project GROWS
  • Laura Bon Cash, School Nutrition Secretary, Waynesboro City Schools
Moderated by Matt Bingay, General Manager, WMRA
Register
Farm to AFTERschool Webinar
Farm to AFTERschool: Stories from Partnerships on Food and Farm Education at a Local Boys and Girls Club
Friday, November 20th | 9 AM EST

Join the staff from the Project GROWS educational farm and the Boys and Girls Club of Waynesboro, Staunton, and Augusta County for an hour of storytelling and sharing over Zoom about 10 years of collaboration between our two organizations to provide students with garden-based learning and food education throughout the school year and over the summer. Our programs include cooking classes, farm field trips, a youth-run produce stand, container gardens, and produce sales of veggie snack packs.

We'll also share practical ways we've discovered for regularly introducing students to a wide variety of vegetables, such as utilizing the Club parking lot as a pickup location for our weekly CSA share, and inviting teens to shop for their own produce at the end of each Youth-Run Farm Stand. Bring your questions for a Q & A at the end of our discussion!

You must register on Zoom to attend!
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