School Garden Harvest at Toccoa Elementary
Students at Toccoa Elementary showing off
harvest from the school garden.
The school has 24 operational gardening beds.
They are currently growing organic,non-GMO kale, chard, collard greens,
cabbage (red and green), radishes, and beets.
They are also growing Paris Island, Bibb, Romaine (red and green), Iceberg, and Simpson lettuce.
Other items include Spinach, Arugula, and Bean sprouts.
Students use local composted cow manure, recycled newspapers, and rejected produce as fertilizer.
Mr. James Horton is in charge of the garden, cafeteria Manager, Ann Ayers and staff assist in washing and preparing the produce for students to enjoy in the cafeteria.
Students enjoy assisting Mr. Horton and are very proud to be a part of Farm to Table.
SCHS Free and Reduced Meal Application
Please read the following information carefully, incomplete applications will result in delayed processing.
Parents must reapply each school year for free and reduced meal benefits.
If a child received free or reduced price meals last school year, they will receive those benefits for the first 30 days of school, you must reapply before the end of the 30 day grace period.
We encourage all parents that think they may qualify for meal benefits to complete the application and return it to the school immediately. All free and reduced meal benefit information is confidential.
USDA Non-Discrimination Statement
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color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
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Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.