Special Note: Mask Required when social distancing cannot be maintained.
Community Mentor: Thao Nguyen, firstname.lastname@example.org
Agency and Placement Location: 309 Miner Street, Canton, NY 13617
Transportation: Within walking/biking distance
Mission: According to their website, "littleGrasse is a diversified small-scale farm that produces and distributes vegetables and herbs for people living or working in the Canton-area. The model we follow is Community Supported Agriculture (CSA). Our CSA encourages a meaningful connection between YOU the shareholders, US the farmers and THE FOOD that is naturally grown in the 3 acres of gardens."
Projects: (For FRPG-2198CBL only)
First ½ of semester is virtual: durable shareholder communication materials including seasonal recipes, a “veggie” manual with harvest/handling tips and a shareholder handbook. After spring break, students will report for in-person engagement assisting with various components of the farm.
- Students will be working outdoors in all kinds of weather so appropriate dress such as the following is required: warm hat (not cap), LAYERS of clothing (that you are not afraid to get dirty), (warm) closed-toe/waterproof boots or muck boots (weather dependent), and warm gloves.
DO NOT WEAR: (only) LEGGINGS or ANKLE socks
NOTE: if you are not dressed appropriately, you are not prepared; if you are not prepared, you are not productive!