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Holiday Giving- Year 5

For five years, The PB &J Fund has been providing meal bags to Charlottesville City Schools for the extended holiday break.  It started as many of our programs did- from a small conversation about a big need.  Then it expanded to a few more schools and a few more hands, then finally to all lower elementaries in Charlottesville City Schools and a few other
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Meet Chef Alex!

Because we are (admittedly) not the best about spreading the word about PB &J, it comes as no surprise we have yet to introduce you to all of our wonderful Chefs.  But we would like to actively work on changing that. So today- meet Chef Alex.  We had the pleasure of meeting her over two years ago and she has since been a fast
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Last week’s “top 5 highlights” at The PB &J Kitchen

1. Spending 101 smiling camper hours in the kitchen… 2. The invention of the word “Quickle” Our 35 Keystone Produce shares scattered around downtown Charlottesville businesses received as their weekly “demonstration of how to use an item of produce in your bag this week”  DELICIOUS quick pickles. The kids decided we frankly just have too much going on to say both words—enter:  Quickles. 3. 
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Hello Summer indeed…

We can’t stop smiling over our first full week of summer EVER in the PB &J Kitchen last week.   So excited to be in the thick of it. The following camps kicked off at The Kitchen: Garden to Table– with the City Schoolyard Garden (at Boys and Girls Club on Cherry Avenue Tuesdays and Thursdays/ Parks and Recreation Mondays and Wednesdays) Brunch Bunch– with
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Goodbye Spring…HELLO SUMMER!!

The school year is over…which means it’s time to start our first summer in The PB &J Kitchen.  And we thrilled to be underway. Our days are filled with reorganizing after the spring… gearing up for/ starting (!) summer camps and keeping cool. Our first camp started this week, per one of our students’ suggestion and experimental week in baking is underway.  The girls
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A long lost hello from The PB &J Fund…

Well it sure has been a while since we put up a blog post, hasn’t it?  Things have been CRAZY AND WONDERFUL here, and that might just be the understatement of our year. Two big changes came to The PB &J Fund a few months back. First: we opened the doors to The PB &J Kitchen– the official home of our offices and programming
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