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Traveling Basil (Part 1)

Traveling Basil (Part 1)

One of the best things about Charleston is its sense of community. This is particularly true in the “foodie” community, among the people who grow, prepare, serve and of course, eat the delicious food that our city has to offer! This is the first post in a multi-part installment, following the journey of one of […]

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On July 28, 2017
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Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

What to do with a massive harvest of butternut squash in July? Make a summer salad of course! Thanks to our “Three Sisters” garden lessons that took place at Mitchell Elementary this Spring, we ended up with over 50 pounds of this versatile veggie. The Three Sisters lesson teaches the importance of intercropping, using Squash, […]

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On July 21, 2017
In Cooking, Recipes, School Gardens

Lauren Cox: 10 Things I Learned in 1 Week with the Green Heart Project

Lauren Cox: 10 Things I Learned in 1 Week with the Green Heart Project

We were thrilled that Ashley Hall High School junior, Lauren Cox, chose the Green Heart Project through the Ashely Hall Junior Internship Program. The internship program was launched in 2006 in order to give Ashley Hall students the opportunity to discover their career interests, refine their college plans, and develop their interpersonal skills in new […]

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On July 12, 2017
In Education, School Gardens

The 7th Annual Harvest Dinner: Recap by Elise DeVoe

The 7th Annual Harvest Dinner: Recap by Elise DeVoe

The Harvest Dinner was a massive success with many local businesses and community members attending the event. We were happy to have a local food blogger and veteran Green Heart Buddy, Elise DeVoe of Cookin’ with Booze, at the event. Below is a recap of her experience at the 7th Annual Harvest Dinner.

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On June 30, 2017
In Events, Sponsors

Pass the Peas My Way Please!

Pass the Peas My Way Please!

Oh SNAP, we’ve harvested BUNCHES of Snap Peas from our school gardens this March! Snap Peas are from the vegetable family of legumes (think beans, nuts, and grains) and are most notably a great source of Vitamin C. This powerful vitamin is water-soluble and has rich antioxidant powers to boost immunity and health! Straight from […]

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On April 10, 2017
In Cooking, Events, Recipes