School lunches get garden fresh with new program
Carlee Wells thinks school lunch is not all fun and games, but instead is another opportunity for learning.
For Wells, Petersburg School District Food Services Director, lunchtime is when students can learn where food comes from and how it's best prepared.
In order to ensure she's teaching engaging lessons, Wells is applying for the state's Farm to School Grant, for a second year to help with lunch and lessons at Rae C. Stedman Elementary School. Last year's grant of $500 from the state fund, went toward the purchase of seeds, starter kits, soil and warmers to keep the seedlings warm. The f...