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'Strawberry Blast' Will Show 300+ Students The Merits of the Berry & Good Nutrition

Generous material support for this event comes from Straus Family Creamery, Live Earth Farm, Swanton Berry Farm, Everett Family Farm and Dirty Girl Produce.

'Strawberry Blast' Will Show 300+ Students The Merits of the Berry & Good Nutrition
The Strawberry Blast -- a health and food justice experience hosted by the "Food, What?!" program of  Life Lab -- is expected to draw some 300 local students on Tuesday.

The event gives youth the unique opportunity to trace a strawberry from field to plate and learn about how our local food system works, and also teaches food justice and real facts about the food we consume through a variety of workshops and hands-on activities.

Students will be able to experience how to grow their own food, harvest farm fresh organic strawberries, and dive into preparing and eating tasty healthy food!

The Strawberry Blast is hosted by the "Food, What?!" Crew (a program of Life Lab) in partnership with the UCSC Farm and Garden, the Santa Cruz City Schools’ Wellness Committee, the Santa Cruz County Office of Education, and the Central Coast School Food Alliance.

Generous material support for this event came from Straus Family Creamery, Live Earth Farm, Swanton Berry Farm, Everett Family Farm and Dirty Girl Produce.

Youth Organizers: Cy’rae Hatfield (19) and Samantha Rogers (18).




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