Now in it’s second year, the FRINQ Legacy Garden (under the direction and guidance of Andrea Gorman, Natalie Caceres, Danielle Ali-Cassim and Keith Nevison) will take programming to a new level and continue this tradition with many Freshman Inquiry (FRINQ) classes for years to come.
Our project will start by tailoring the curriculum for a Spring term FRINQ class around food, sustainability, leadership, art, social responsibility, and the interconnections that exist within these topics. We will hold a series of garden work parties to prepare our plot for the season, maintain the plot and explore supplemental content during mentor sessions, take the class on a day trip to the “farm school” at Wealth Underground Farm, dedicate an afternoon of mentor sessions to cooking lessons and event planning, and harvest our garden in mid-May. In May we will also use produce from the garden to prepare and serve a community lunch in the Community Garden itself. Documentation of activities this year will ensure the longevity of this project and seamless transition to the 2013 team.