The Rotary Club of Half Moon Bay met at the HEAL Project farm for a delicious lunch prepared with farm produce. Speakers for the day included farm Manager Jon Glancy, Executive Director Amy Bono-Kruckewitt and Farm Educator Naomi Stern. Naomi welcomed the HMB Rotary Club and talked about HEAL’s goal of teaching about nutrition and promoting sustainable agriculture on the coast. She sketched the project’s history, from its beginnings at Coastside elementary schools Hatch and Farallone View, to its growth through outreach to elementary-school students in partnership with San Mateo County. By this spring more than 2,000 students came to the project for science-based field trips that taught agricultural skills such as composting.
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