Boys & Girls Cooking Club
Jun
11
to Jul 18

Boys & Girls Cooking Club

  • 7701 Temple Terrace Highway Tampa, FL, 33637 United States (map)
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Tampa Bay Kids’ Kitchen volunteers are organizing cooking activities for kids at the Boys & Girls Club in Temple Terrace. If you’d like to help out, email Julie Cornwell at ttfarm2school@gmail.com.

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Join the Compost Squad volunteer team
Aug
25
to Jun 5

Join the Compost Squad volunteer team

Learn how to compost from Hyacinth Burrowes, an experienced and knowledgeable gardener and composter. You'll join Hyacinth Burrowes in educating Greco students about composting and helping students build the Community Compost into a productive fundraiser for the school.

Volunteers can choose from a variety of tasks:

- participating in composting workshops for Greco students

- monitor and document the progress of the compost

- assisting Greco students to sell the compost as a fundraiser

- maintenance of the compost bins

To learn more about the"Compost Squad" team at Greco Middle School email your questions to ttfarm2school@gmail.com.

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Create a summer pollinator garden
Jul
8
8:30 AM08:30

Create a summer pollinator garden

We would like for the kids to return to school in August to find their gardens filled with beautiful flowers! This will be a quick work session as we pull out the weeds and put in seeds to feed the pollinators.

The volunteer leadership team of Cork Elementary teacher Ms. Plunk, Master Gardener Hyacinth Burrowes and F2S Director Elizabeth Leib welcome volunteers to assist with planting a pollinator garden at the new vegetable garden build last year for the school.

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Community Compost Site at Greco Gardens opens
May
4
10:00 AM10:00

Community Compost Site at Greco Gardens opens

The public is invited to see the new Community Composting site located at the community garden on school property adjacent to a public track. This opening event is an opportunity to learn about the vision for this composting site that includes diverting both residential and school cafeteria food waste. Representatives of Tampa Bay Farm 2 School and the Hillsborough Community Composting Alliance will be available to share resources and answer questions about composting.

A partnership between the City of Temple Terrace, Greco Middle School and Tampa Bay Farm 2 School, this new public community composting site was designed by Greco STEM students and students of the USF School of Architecture and Community Design. As a Greco Middle School community partner and host of the Community Compost site, Tampa Bay Farm 2 School is providing ongoing maintenance, turning the compost, communicating with local Soil Supporters, and maintaining the appropriate balance of materials for a productive outcome. Thank you to these Community Compost sponsors: the Greco STEM program, City of Temple Terrace, USF School of Architecture and Community Design, the GFWC Temple Terrace Jr. Women’s Club, MakeSoil.org, Temple Terrace Preservation Society, Hillsborough Community Composting Alliance and Ward-Mitchell: Civil Trial Attorneys.

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USGBC Florida Gulf Coast's Annual LEEDership Awards Program
Jan
24
5:30 PM17:30

USGBC Florida Gulf Coast's Annual LEEDership Awards Program

Tampa Bay Farm2School is honored for its Green Apple Day work in schools at this USGBC annual awards dinner. The USGBC Florida Gulf Coast Chapter's 2018 LEEDership Awards Program will recognize and honor those outstanding projects, inspirational businesses, dedicated individuals, and instrumental USGBC members who are LEEDing the charge toward a more sustainable, healthy and vibrant community along Florida's Gulf Coast.

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Green Apple Day of Service: Cork Elementary School
Jan
19
9:00 AM09:00

Green Apple Day of Service: Cork Elementary School

Get your garden gloves on! On this exciting day, volunteers will assist F2S staff with building an outdoor garden classroom. You are invited to join volunteers representing USF Stampede of Service, the Patel College Alumni Association, US Green Building Council, Bethany Baptist Church, the Morsani College of Medicine and the Environmental Association of USF. Tampa Bay Kids’ Kitchen team will be cooking up snacks and lunch for all the hard working garden builders. This project is funded by the Tampa International Airport.

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Green Apple Day of Service: Garden Grand Opening at Turner-Bartels K-8
Nov
3
10:00 AM10:00

Green Apple Day of Service: Garden Grand Opening at Turner-Bartels K-8

All Turner-Bartels K-8 families and friends from the community are invited to the grand opening of the new TBK8 gardens located on the Upper Campus on Saturday, November 3, 10am-12noon. Our garden partner, Temple Terrace Farm2School, will be on hand to answer questions about future plans for the outdoor garden classroom and to provide tastings of plant-based dishes made from garden-fresh ingredients. Student volunteers from the USF College of Public Health are organizing activities around the theme of nutrition and healthy eating habits. Special thanks to our Green Apple Day sponsors, Tampa Bay Trane and The Phoenix Agency. We hope to see you at this fun and informative garden event!

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