Food Lab Construction has begun!
In addition to thanking you once again, we want to let you know that construction on the Food Lab at Watkins has begun!
We spent the summer meeting with DCPS and District officials to secure the proper permitting for the project. We have hired Keil Construction to manage the project, and they generously agreed to work with us for a greatly reduced fee. We finalized the cabinet design and placed the order this morning. The appliances are waiting to be delivered and the electricians will begin work this week. The plumbers spent last week connecting the room to the school's water supply.
We had hoped to have the kitchen completed before school began, but are now well under way and expect that it will be finished by the end of September. A few photos of the room we are using are attached. As the construction progresses, we will continue to update you with more photos, and can't wait to send you an image of the finished lab. When it is complete we hope you will come visit in person!
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One wonderful Food Prints recipe, tested by our kids at school, will be emailed for you to make at home!
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Two wonderful Food Prints recipes, tested by our kids at school, will be emailed for you to make at home!
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The FoodPrints Cookbook will be sent to you!
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Receive a sampler bag of FoodPrints garden veggies and an herb plant for your garden!
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Enjoy tours of both the FoodPrints garden and the nearby H Street NE FRESHFARM Market. You will also go home with a free bag full of seasonal fresh food from the market!
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Enjoy a tour of FoodPrints garden and classroom. Tours will be followed by lunch prepared with seasonal foods from the FoodPrints garden and enjoyed with FoodPrints classroom teachers.
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You are invited to a seasonal dinner, prepared using FoodPrints produce and fresh, local foods from FRESHFARM Markets' farmers; created by FRESHFARM Markets co-founder Bernie Prince and FoodPrints Coordinator Jennifer Mampara.
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Receive two tickets to FRESHFARM Markets’ Farmland Feast (FRESHFARM Market's premier benefit on Monday, November 7th featuring award winning chefs and local wine) and a FRESHFARM Markets bag filled with FoodPrints recipes and two market caps.