Staunton pupils produce legacy job with Shelbloom community backyard

STAUNTON — Reggie Walton will be shifting future year and not attending Shelburne Middle School. The seventh-grader is let down that they will not see the conclude benefits of the work set into creating a school garden this yr, but excited to be portion of a legacy that will ideally reside on for many many years.

Final spring Shelburne’s CTE trainer Ryan Blosser stood in a grassy space powering the middle college and upcoming to the observe conversing about his dream to make a backyard garden and studying lab that can be applied by all learners at the faculty. Powering-the-scenes operate was previously well underway in noticing that aspiration. 

With funding equipped by the Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge and Staunton Town Universities, as well as a ton of tough function by Blosser and his pupils, a calendar year later that dream has appear true. Past Thursday students ended up planting kale and collard greens in the generation back garden.