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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Santa Claus is Coming to Town

See the Play at Barter Theatre, Abingdon Virginia Saturday, December 1, 2018 9:00 am – 2:30 pm A theater event for students grade 1 through 12, co-hosted by Virginia Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired, Virginia Hands & Voices,  Virginia Association of Parents of Students with Visual Impairments, and VSDB Outreach Services.  Who can participate:  Students grades 1 through 12 who are [...]
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Make Your Own Condiments Workshop

A Program of the VSDB Educational Urban Farm Making your own condiments is easy, cost effective, and fun. Join the farm staff at the VSDB Educational Urban Farm  to learn how to make your own condiments from veggies you grow or buy.  Additionally, we will talk about the hidden ingredients in the condiments that are commonly bought and the nutritional/health differences between […]

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Mobile Dairy Classroom Visits VSDB

The Mobile Dairy Classroom visited VSDB on May 2nd.  Students learned about all of the nutritional benefits of milk and how milk gets from a cow to their tummies.  Students asked a lot of great questions and got to see a milking machine in action with special guest Ellie Mae.  A big thank you goes out to VSDB’s Food Service […]

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Amazement Square Children’s Museum

VA Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired and VSDB Outreach Services invite you to join us for a memorable learning experience at Amazement Square Children’s Museum Saturday, May 12, 2018, 10:00 – 3:00 Amazement Square has four floors and 9 galleries of hands-on, interactive, multidisciplinary exhibits. The museum’s exhibits and educational programs encourage all participants to explore the arts and […]

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