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. .Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 3A The Quincy Trojan Continue to decrease, it takes Boosters Club reports that it the help of everyone to assure is seeking members. "Your our children have access to donation of a $25 membership programs and enrichment fee and volunteer time make activities that build strong a difference in the lives of leaders for the future," said your children and school," Martynn. "Your donation as a said Booster vice president member does not obligate you Gia Martynn. to volunteer, but your help The mission of the Quincy when available is always Trojan Boosters Club is to welcome." support Quincy High School For more information and encourage instructional about volunteer opportunities programs, athletics, fine arts, or to become a board member, enrichment opportunities contact Martynn at 927-8899 and extracurricular activities or 283-3878. Meetings are held in a safe and fun school the first Wednesday of each environment, month in the library at "As district-funded activities Quincy High School at 5:30 p.m. First-graders at Quincy Elementary dig through their bags to see what fresh veggies they received at the farmers' market. The market took place in the school's cafeteria and aimed to teach students the value of knowing where their food comes from. Photos by James Wilson hop for Io Quincy Elementary students I farm produce James Wilson Sports Editor sports@plumasnews.com In its continuing efforts to enlighten the youth of Quincy regarding the importance of eating fresh, local produce, Mountain Passages' Digging In program coordinated a farmers' market right in the cafeteria of Quincy Elementary School last Tuesday. "The big emphasis of this was for the students to form a personal connection to fruits and vegetables," explained Digging In coordinator Cody Reed. ,,we wanted to introduce to them the idea of buying directly from farmers and to see the faces behind their food." To create the pilot market, Digging In rec j.vcd financial ~distaxme from,~PJUmas ........ : Cody Reed, left, and Elizabeth Powell from Five-Foot Farm hand i:; PubhC Health. .... Out some zucchini to the stud(~nts of Quincyi=Tementat~ School Department's Snap Ed at Digging In's inaugural farmers' market for students Sept. 23. program. Digging In was subcontracted by the health Reed noted the initial Along with produce, children department to buy the market was a great success, took home recipes on how to produce from the farmers,and hopes to hold it again, cook their various veggies. Four local farms set up stands in the school's ., cafeteria: Bloomstone Farm A from Sierra Valley, the Dawn I UII SI::: VICi ,,, Institute from Indian Falls, BAKI:=Ry '-" and Sasquatch Farm and Five-Foot Farm from fresh pastries American Valley. The four breads & bagels booths offered an array of fresh pumpkins, radishes, cakes & pies tomatoes, lettuce, carrots and coffee & espresso other produce. First-through third-grade SOUPS ON.I . students received tickets prior to the market to Weekdays Lunch Special purchase the produce. Each Homemade Soup w/Roll $59s . student received tickets for accomplishing goals or for OPEN TOES-SAT :*igood behavior. The idea was ..:; to make vegetables the :*::, incentive. 446 Main St., Quincy" 2B3--9262 For health, self-defense & personal development ENDURANCE RUN We couldn't put this event on without the support from our local agencies, landowners and the many partners and volunteers that we have. A huge thank you to Sierra Nevada Brewery, Salomon, Champion, Clif Bar, Coldstream Creative, Feather River College, Graeagle Land and Water, Graeagle Merchants, Plumas Sanitation, Wooliy Notions, Williams Construction, Eco-Centric, Gray Eagle Lodge, Graeagle Mercantile, Graeagle Store, Patagonia, REI, Trail Run- ner Magazine, Yuba Expeditions, Sierra Transportation, Plumas and Tahoe National Forest, City of Portola, Eastern Plumas Hospital & ambulance, Eastern Plumas Fire, Graeagle Fire, CHP, Cal Trans, Plumas & Sierra County Public Works, Plumas and Sierra County Board Of Supervisors, Portola Rotary, Longboards, and to all of the volunteers, SBTS staff and their families who helped us on and off of the course. 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