At Gardner park: Block party kicks off summer meal program
copyright the Chronicle June 24, 2015
by Nathalie Gagnon-Joseph
NEWPORT — Green Mountain Farm-to-School’s (GMFTS) second annual block party, held at Gardner Park, was bigger and better than last year’s huge success.
That was GMFTS Chairman Julie Poulin’s assessment of the even, which was held on Thursday.
“We’re very lucky to have lots of health and education related organizations in our area,” she said.
Each of those organizations had a tent at the block party, many of which were provided by Newport Parks and Recreation, Ms. Poulin said.
The purpose of the event was to raise awareness about local organizations with activities or products that promote health, and to celebrate the beginning of GMFTS’ ten-week summer meal program called the Lunchbox.
The Lunchbox’s food truck was serving free meals for kids….To read the rest of this article, and all the Chronicle‘s stories, subscribe:
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