Planting Seedlings

After the Valley Fire burned the forest around the school, the Kiwanis Club of Lakeport donated several hundred seedlings for the students to replant their beloved trees. Foresters, Jim Harvey, Jim Wright and Gerri Finn, came to garden class to teach the students how...
Asparagus is Awesome!

Asparagus is Awesome!

You know it is spring-time at the Cobb School garden because every kid is craving asparagus!  We have a pretty spectacular asparagus patch that pumps out close to 50 lbs per season and was planted over 20 years ago.  The kids talk about it all year round, waiting for...
Fava Beans!

Fava Beans!

We used fava beans as a winter cover crop this season, and almost none of the kids had ever eaten one before.  They learned about the nitrogen fixing properties of the plant, and also what a labor of love the legumes are to prepare. After we harvested the long pods,...
Roasted Broccoli

Roasted Broccoli

Oh boy, did our roasted broccoli go over well, or what?  The kids devoured the broccoli they grew and even wrote their own recipes to take home! It’s just that simple....
Infused Vinegars

Infused Vinegars

Our raspberries are really going off this year!  Ask any Cobb kid what their favorite thing is to eat in the garden right now, and I’ll bet you’ll hear about our prolific berry patch. We decided to preserve some of summer’s bounty, by infusing...