DENVER (CBS4) – Denver’s Baker neighborhood held a very special farmers market over the weekend.
Students from the Fairmount K-8 Academy spent Saturday morning selling produce they have been growing in their garden this summer.READ MORE: Aidan Atkinson Sentenced To 1 Year Probation In Plea Agreement
The money raised will help keep the gardening program going all year long.READ MORE: Helicopter Drops 'Fireballs' That Ignite Controlled Burns To Mitigate Wildfire Fuel, Help Elk Habitat
“It’s a great way to be a part of the community and to learn not only the planting and how to grow and life cycle of plants, but also cooking skills, healthy eating habits and nutrition for life,” teacher Audrey Beaugh said.
“This year we had a lot of stuff come in so that got us excited because we’ve never had this much stuff before,” 7th grade student Narcisse Vigil told CBS4.MORE NEWS: COVID In Denver: No More Face Masks, Capacity Limits, Or Social Distancing Starting Sunday
When classes start in the fall the students plan to hold farmers markets every Friday after school.