Tag Archives: North Coast Opportunities

Harvest of the Month in Konocti Unified School District

Written by: Ben Feldman, FoodCorps Service Member with North Coast Opportunities

When my elementary school students see me on campus, they eagerly yell at me, sometimes all the way across playgrounds and long hallways, “Hi, Mr. Ben!” But when my students see me running errands at the hardware store or pharmacy, they usually seem a bit shy and confused (I suspect many of them think Mr. Ben lives in the school garden and never leaves).  Continue reading

North Coast Farm to School Supporters Visit Little Lake Grange

Written by: Ally Lemmer, FoodCorps CA Fellow with Life Lab & Community Alliance with Family Farmers 

23520139090_e667b22cee_zFormally Willits High School and historically a meeting place for farmers, the Little Lake Grange in Willits served as a perfect venue for all farm to school advocates in the North Coast region on Friday, December 11th, 2015. Food service directors, farmers, and educators all convened for the first ever North Coast Regional Gathering on behalf of the CA Farm to School Network, which was just launched a year prior.   Continue reading