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"Farm to School" Groundbreaking Scheduled at Chatham Middle School on April 21

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l to r: Jennifer Agens, Maureen Dangler and Rachel Goldberg, who heads up the Environmental Club at CMS.  Credits: CMS
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l to r: Melissa Cavallone, CMS PTO President and Denise Capoano, CMS Cafeteria Committee Representative, hold up grant received from Whole Foods Credits: CMS
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CHATHAM, NJ - A Groundbreaking Ceremony celebrating the new Chatham Middle School's “Farm to School” Garden is scheduled for 3 p.m. Thursday, April 21.

The ceremony is open to the public. The groundbreaking marks the beginning of a new phase of environmental awareness at Chatham Middle School and the school district.

Denise Capoano, CMS Cafeteria Committee representative, obtained a $2,000 grant for the garden from Whole Foods. The Chatham Education Foundation also provided funds to purchase materials for the garden.

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District-wide, what started out as separate projects has blossomed into a movement! The School District of the Chathams has adopted “Farm to School.”  School gardens have been cultivated at Chatham High School, Milton Avenue School, Southern Boulevard School and Lafayette Avenue School.

The CMS garden will not only provide edibles for the cafeteria and cooking classes, but will be an integral part of the school curricula.

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