When is it all happening? I hope that everyone’s potato barrels are doing well. The drought and the heat waves were all challenging times, but hopefully everyone has pulled through. We are now coming up on harvest time. We will be collecting the Potatoes on Wednesday, October 03, 2012 from [...]
Mr. Stephen has written a great blog posting about his students who are taking part in the Potato Project. Thank you so much for your efforts and support.
I have received a great deal of interest from people who would like to participate in the Potato Project to help the Ottawa Food Bank, however, I have run out of barrels and I am rapidly running out of seed. This is a great chance to help the community, [...]
Hello, there have been several requests for our how to manual, here it is! potato project how to manual_v2 (1)
The week is over and the Potato Project has been successfully launched. I wanted to take a minute to reflect on this project, as it has been quite the whirlwind for us here at Heritage Academy. As a school for students with dyslexia, ADD/ADHD and a variety of other [...]
580 CFRA visited the launch, here is their story about the event: http://ottawa.openfile.ca/ottawa/text/local-school-launches-massive-potato-growing-project also an audio file at: http://www.cfra.com/chum_audio/Ae.Stephanie.Kinsella.12.04.27.mp3
Here is a nice article from Open File Ottawa about the launch! http://ottawa.openfile.ca/ottawa/text/local-school-launches-massive-potato-growing-project
Check out the story and video from our launch day here: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/story/2012/04/27/ottawa-potato-barrels-heritage-academy-food-bank.html
Derek Rhodenizer was on CTV Morning Live this morning. He had a great chat with Kurt about the Potato Project, check it out here!
The vocational school next to us has come through in a big way. Next week their students will be cutting up and building 40 barrels for us. They have become more time consuming to build then we anticipated and this has been a very big help. The pile of [...]