at the table
oldest future farmers of america program.
This is a place where urban youth are beginning their careers . An old article, but a good one.
Whole student body eats their gourmet vegetables
BY Peter Kadushin, October 5th 2007 for the Daily News
Gourmet vegetables such as butternut squash, plum tomatoes and osmin purple basil, usually found on New York's most upscale menus, were prepared yesterday to feed 3,000 Queens high school students.
Perhaps more remarkable was the fact that the produce featured in the epicurean delight was planted and harvested by the students of Flushing's John Bowne High School in their own backyard - a bucolic 4-acre farm.
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