A Special “Thank You”

VSDB sends out a special "thank you" to the employees of BB&T who volunteered their time in support of the VSDB  Educational Urban Farm.  In addition to providing  the manpower, BB&T also provided funding to purchase the needed materials for new raised beds.  Volunteers spent the day filling the raised beds with compost and cardboard using the 'lasagna gardening' method, [...]
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Crash Course with the VI Consortium: UEB Technical Review

Presenter:  Kim Avila, PhD, COMS Tuesday, Aug. 13 and Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. This two-part webinar will provide participants with an overview of UEB technical concepts.  Topics will include formatting, grade one indicator use, and transcription of basic to advanced mathematics.  Resources for UEB technical material transcription will be shared.  Participants should have a strong foundation […]

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New VSDB Greenhouse

As one of two  USDA grant recipients in Virginia, VSDB has added additional greenhouse space to CROPS, its farm and horticulture program.  With the largest farm-to-school program in the Commonwealth, VSDB students enjoy both horticulture and agriculture work experiences as part of VSDB’s ACHIEVE workforce program as well as learning about the importance of a healthier lifestyle.  

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Milestone for graduate following health battles

(WVIR) – It was a very special night for the Charlottesville High School class of 2019, especially for one graduate who beat all the odds. Raquel Monroe crossed the stage at John Paul Jones Arena on Thursday, June 6, to get her degree, and it’s a huge milestone for her and her family. “I just didn’t want to give up is […]

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