What a great COLD morning for harvesting squash and sweet potatoes. These brave third graders and their teacher, Jennie Perry, were out harvesting at 8:30 when the temperature hovered at somewhere below 35 degrees. The cold didn’t stop their enthusiasm for digging up the buried treasures that had been growing in our school garden all summer. Students planted our sweet potato slips in late June. This variety must really like Vermont soil. The size of these ‘sweets’ was breathtaking!
On their way back to class third graders dropped off their harvest at the kitchen, where our chef, Harley Sterling, will create something magical with them for school lunch.