In the first week of 2016-17 school tours at the Pike Place Market, two well prepared classrooms of second graders from Bertschi School had super time!
One group spent some time examining the Monk Fish up close at Pike Place Fish:
Later on they enjoyed a delicious Asian Pear sample at Choice Produce – yum!!
At the end of the tour, all groups gathered at the Pike Market Food Bank, where Brian explained the hows and the whys of a food bank.
Everyone ended up in the distribution room, giving a special shout out to the volunteers, who make the food bank work. It was wonderful to see, up close and personal, where the donations from their school’s food drive go: