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7th Annual Siskiyou Challenge!
April 29th

The season of Rogue Valley Farm to School's biggest fundraiser, the Siskiyou Challenge, is upon us! There are many ways to get involved in order to support RVF2S - whether you're joining us on the race course, participating in race day festivities like the Fun Run, or volunteering to help make the event possible!
Team Building
The first adventure of the Siskiyou Challenge is the creation of your team and Race Director, Deborah is here to help! Contact Deborah Gordon by email or phone:
(541) 601 - 6229 and let her know you'd like to join a team and what legs you're interested in! 
Volunteer with the Siskiyou Challenge
The Siskiyou Challenge would love to have your help! 
Volunteers are needed now until race day. Volunteers receive great food, a SC t-shirt and of course, a great time!
Sign up today!
Harvest of the Month:
Spinach
Students in the Ashland,
Central Point, and Medford
School Districts all sampled fresh, local spinach in their school cafeterias as a part of
RVF2S Tasting Tables!   

The spinach was grown and harvested by Fry Family Farm and Wandering Roots Farm.

A Season of Opportunities with
Rogue Valley Farm to School!

The return of spring marks the return of a season of opportunities with RVF2S! You can get involved volunteering on farms during our farm field trips, in school gardens for afterschool clubs and more; or in school cafeterias for RVF2S Tasting Tables!
To find out more, sign up today, or email Cassidy.

Get ready for Summer Camps!

Rogue Valley Farm to School has teamed up with the Ashland Food Co-op to offer three different camps this summer! Each week campers will dive into food production, preparation and exploration, with a mix of farm and kitchen experiences that delight the senses and inspire the soul. Join Rogue Valley Farm to School staff as they cultivate the ability to grow and cook delicious, healthy, seasonal meals!

Camp 1: June 19-23 / Eat Your Way Around The World!

Campers will learn how to prepare healthy, delicious meals from scratch, inspired by foods from cultures around the world. Please send your child with a healthy, non-sugary snack each day. Lunch will be provided, prepared hands-on by the campers! Ages 7-9

Camp 2: July 17-21 / Soups, Salads, and Sandwiches!

This week of food fun will focus on learning how to create staple meals from scratch. We will explore different kinds of soups, salads, and sandwiches, and how to put them together for a delicious, balanced meal. Please send your child with a healthy, non-sugary snack each day. Lunch will be provided, prepared hands-on by the campers! Ages 8-10

Camp 3: August 7-11 / Food Preservation Experimentation!

From pickles to jam, fruit roll ups to kale chips this class will experiment with all kinds of ways to preserve the bounty of the summer harvest to create tasty treats you can enjoy throughout the year. Please send your child with a healthy, non-sugary lunch each day. Snacks will be provided, and campers will go home with a variety of homemade goods at the end of the week. Ages 7-10.

Camps will run 9am-1:30pm each day.

Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday will be cooking in the Co-op Classroom.

Thursday-Friday will be on-farm at the SOU Center for Sustainability.

Cost for each camp: $175 Co-op Owners, $180 General Public

Scholarships available for Jackson Care Connect members who must register at the Info Desk. Scholarships available for one session. All others may register online.

Saturday, April 22 @ ScienceWorks
11am - 4 pm
Earth Day is right around the corner! Rogue Valley Earth Day is a joyful, annual event for all ages to learn about environmental stewardship and build community in a fun and inspirational setting. Stop by the RVF2S booth and say hello! 
A big thank you to the
2017 Siskiyou Challenge sponsors!

Please help us celebrate these amazing local businesses for their support!
    
                      

                                                                      
Ashland Chamber of Commerce ○ Breeze Botanical 
 Darex ○  Jackson Care Connect ○ Jackson Public Radio ○ KSKQ
Plant Oregon ○ Robin Pike, M.D. of Vista Pathology
Volkart Paint & Plaster
Our mailing address is:
*|PO Box 898 Ashland OR 97520|*

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