Students of Martin Road Elementary School harvested the first batch of cherry
tomatoes and donated them to the student lunch room so all could benefit from
the healthy, organically grown vegetables. As part of Steeler Service Day 2016,
the fifth grade students, in conjunction with the Cornell Cooperative and under
the watchful eye of Ms. Jennifer Tynan, planted the first phase of what is now
known as the Pizza Garden. Basil, oregano and a variety of tomato plants were
planted, watered and weeded by students. This year's fifth graders have taken
on the task with amazing results. This is part of a five year grant and the
Cornell Cooperative will assist in adding two raised beds to our garden each year
for the remaining four years.
Pictured above watering are: Ayah Yossif, Yarilis Sanchez, Presenting the tomatoes to Mrs. Pat Sullivan are Yarilis Sanchez
Luiz Gonzalez and
Trevor Piotrowski. andLuis Gonzalez.