School Garden Harvest

Steven L. Hotard, Agan, Cathy B., Russell, Markaye H.  |  10/21/2010 11:02:12 PM

Students at Jesus the Good Shepherd School recently harvested their first vegetables from their school garden project. There are nine raised gardens, one for every grade level, and a perfectly working compost pile. All harvested vegetables and fruit will be utilized in the school's lunch program.

Assisting with Jesus the Good Shepherd School gardens are: 

  • Lise Caron, teacher at Jesus the Good Shepherd, who is responsible for the magnificent hands-on educational activites held in the garden areas.
  • Melissa Miller, Northeast Louisiana Master Gardener, who volunteers and assist with garden project.
  • Steven Hotard, Count Agent - Ouachita Parish Extension Office
  • Markaye Russell, Associate Extension Agent (4-H Youth Development) - Ouachita Parish Extension Office 
  • Cathy Agan, Extension Agent (Family Nutrition Program) - Ouachita Parish Extension Office
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