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Getting Kids Involved in Urban Farming


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This month's salad special is a collaboration with Schoolyard Farms - a local non-profit that teaches kids how to grow nutritious food that goes from their schoolyard to their plate. Mini-production farms are created on underused schoolyards to produce vegetables that feed into healthy school lunches. The onsite farms also  act as outdoor classrooms giving the kids hands on experience growing and harvesting their own food. The end result is a more knowledgable and healthier generation of kids - something we can really get on board with!

Schoolyard Bounty Salad - Romaine, Baby Spinach, Broccolini, Parsnips, Sweet Potatoes, Red Onion, Dried Cherries, Pepitas and house-made Roasted Eggplant & Garlic Dressing - made from eggplants and garlic harvested from the Schoolyard Farm and then roasted and blended with buttermilk, lemon zest, moscatel vinegar & E.V.O.O. 

A portion of the sales of the Schoolyard Bounty Salad goes back to supporting this urban farming program. So enjoy the delicious bounty while it is here while knowing you are contributing to a great cause.

 

 

 

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