If you're into preparing fresh produce for your meals, you're going to LOVE what's going on at Flatwoods Elementary School!

How many pies could you make with that?  Click here if you're interested in recipes.

According to its website, School Yard Roots (the program which manages the school's garden) has a mission to build community through food by increasing access to fresh, locally-grown produce, we empower our community to make healthy and sustainable food choices. The group's dream is that one day every school in Alabama will have a teaching garden.

It plans to make that happen by creating a network of school gardens that will build healthier communities, engage students in learning, and increase access to healthy, sustainably-grown food.

School Yard Roots will host a garden party at the Tuscaloosa River Market on November 11. This event is said to be a community party with delicious, local food prepared by some of Tuscaloosa’s finest restaurants and local farmers, featuring locally brewed beer, local musicians, and a craft-makers’ auction. For more information, click here.

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