Food for Thought

Rainbow Cabbage Salad Receives Great Feedback!

We recently completed our final taste test of the year at Tioga Elementary School! We tested a Rainbow Cabbage Salad and received a lot of great feedback from students and staff. Whether the students loved it or it wasn’t their favorite, they all enjoyed the vibrant...

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Clayton Ave Students Try Black Bean Brownies!

Black bean brownies sounded a little scary at first to some Clayton Ave Elementary students, but after trying them, they found they loved this healthy twist on a classic dessert! We’re looking forward to developing this recipe further to make it even healthier and...

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Stakeholders Gather in Binghamton for Farm to School Meeting

On Thursday, May 23rd, farm to school coordinators, school food staff, and support organizations, gathered at the CCE Broome Agriculture Development Center in Binghamton for the annual NYS Farm to School Coordinating Committee Meeting. Updates on policy and...

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New York Thursday was “Double the Fun” in April!

Written by Maggie Caroompas NY Thursday was double the fun this month! Our Farm to School team held a taste test at Tioughnioga Riverside Academy with the help of 3 special guests: Faith Vavra from Congressman Anthony Brindisi’s office, Mark McMullen from New York...

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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, chop onions, and...

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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...

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