On Thursday, December 19, Blackburn Middle School and Jackson State University hosted its 2nd Annual Greens Cook-Off. The event was lead by the students at Blackburn in celebration of the fresh produce they grew in the JSU/Blackburn Learning Garden.
Students planted collard, mustard, and turnip greens in October and harvested the produce for the greens cook-off.
There were 9 teams that competed and each team had a student and a family member or teacher to assist with preparing the greens.
The winners are listed below with pictures from the event.
1st Place- Moe Salassie and his mother, Nia Umoji.
2nd Place- Kevin Turnnell and his teacher, Ms. Davis.
3rd Place- Corday Kitchens and his mother, Jackie Kitchens.