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A huge thanks to Katie Hiers and the UGA Extension program for teaching us Canning 101 yesterday! Campers had a blast making and canning their own peach salsa!
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The Perfect Pita?

This week campers explore Israeli Cuisine including making these pitas. Many were skeptical that the pitas would rise, but look at them now! If you enjoy hummus and pita (and much more…) you’re not going to want to miss lunch this Thursday!   To RSVP please contact Tad MacMillan (macmillt@clarke.k12.ga.us)…
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To Garden or Not to Garden?

This week we are asking facebook users to post on the Kitchen Garden Corp facebook page, and let us know: What do you enjoy the most from your personal garden, and conversely if you do not have a personal garden, let us know why. Be funny, be heartfelt, write what…
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Haitian Week Restaurant Reviews

This past week, the theme of the Kitchen Garden Corps was Haiti. As well as delving into our own garden and farm animal related projects, we also looked into the culture of Haiti and more specifically how Haitians are taking on poverty in their country and helping the natural environment…
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Inklings on the Environment

Every now and then, we encourage students to capture their thoughts on subjects related to food, society, and the environment. This week our students responded to the following video on Haiti: http://www.dw.com/en/haiti-an-island-state-is-sinking-in-trash/av-18504064. These inklings of the Kitchen Garden Corps can be found on our website if you click on I…
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Haitian meal recipes: revealed!

Thanks to everyone who played a role in making our Haitian-themed meal a roaring success! As requested, here are the recipes we used to bring our version of Haitian cuisine to you! Enjoy 🙂   Creole Okra 1/2 onion, sliced 4 tomatoes, coarsely chopped 1/2 green pepper, chopped 1 lb….
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Taming the Beast

With the support, positivity, encouragement our mentorship provides, students receive a safety net to guide and empower them to make sustainable decisions and good choices as they navigate their way, taming the “beasts” they encounter, while at the same time having the time of their lives.
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Our Furry Friends

I like to think that our resident animals at Clarke Middle School develop attachments to individuals who visit them often. Sure it helps if you have a treat for them but I think by simply being in their presence, regularly, speaking sweetly to them and giving them a pat or…
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