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Those who created the most flavorful pico de gallo at a recent From Your Garden lab held at Jefferson High School in Alexandria were Autumn Klug, Ashlynne Jesertiz, Alexa Streich. (Contributed)

Students learn about organic and local food at From Your Garden lab

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Alexandria students recently learned the importance of sustainable, organic and local food through a hands-on “From Your Garden” lab that kick off the first week of school.


Fresh ingredients were sourced from Elden’s Fresh Foods, the Alexandria Farmer’s Market, Broadway Bistro and student/teacher gardens.

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