By Michael Turton
The Garrison Union Free School marked Earth Day on April 22 by planting a vegetable garden on the school grounds with students from kindergarten through fifth grade taking part. Nicole Porto, a garden educator with Hudson Valley Seed, which is partnering with GUFS on the project, told The Current that the garden will yield a bountiful variety of produce including potatoes, carrots, lettuce, beans, tomatoes, peppers and zucchini.
Porto said the project can use some additional help, especially when it comes to watering the fledgling garden this summer. Anyone interested in lending a hand should email Porto at email@example.com.Did you find this article useful or informative? Please consider a contribution to support our nonprofit journalism. Our annual appeal has begun! All gifts of up to $1,000 through Dec. 31 will be matched TWICE! Click here for details. We are able to provide this website and our weekly print paper free to the community -- and pay our writers, photographers and editors for their hard work -- because of the generosity of readers like you.