Sidney Students Sample “Cowboy Caviar”

Written by Kevin Brouillard:On March 21st, Sidney students sampled “cowboy caviar” – a mix of corn, tomatoes, onion, kidney beans, and black beans. In order to keep up with demand, a dozen student volunteers rolled up their sleeves to dice tomatoes,...

Sidney Hosts a Bean Growing Competition!

Written by Kevin Brouillard Fifth grade students at Sidney Elementary School in Mr. Gray’s gardening class are two weeks into the Big Bold Bounteous Blooming Bean Contest. Each student was tasked with growing two bean pots for the competition – a control group and an...

Homer Brink: The Maple Project

Written by Maggie Caroompas Last week, Homer Brink Elementary School in the Maine-Endwell School District completed the first step of their Maple Project! Students braved the cold to learn how to identify maple trees and the process of tapping the trees. They even got...

Sidney Students Enjoy a “Snack Attack”

Written by Kevin Brouillard:On February 14th, Sidney Elementary School students prepared and sampled bruschetta as part of the school’s monthly “Snack Attack” taste test. Fifth graders took the lead on dicing ingredients and guiding younger students...

Christian’s Goodbye Message

~ Reflecting back on the last twenty months I have spent here at FaHN and with the Rural Health Network, I ask myself: how can I begin to express my love and gratitude for the kind-hearted folks I have had the opportunity to do this incredible work with? Perhaps some...