Stay safe this Halloween with creative planting activities and not-so-scary vegetable books.
As a former classroom teacher, I can attest to the powerful pull food has for students.
Despite the fact that I am not an expert gardener, I still find the importance and joy of sharing my experiences with food, the connection between garden-to-classroom and farm-to-table lessons.
The Triple Tomato Taste lesson is a perfect way to connect home and school in meaningful ways during Food Literacy Month!
Stone Soup encourages students to try a wide variety of vegetables while building classroom community through cuisine.
Following these garden-to-cafeteria guidelines eased the way for a motivated group of teachers, students, food service professionals, and community members.
Growing your own is an old idea with new legs, especially when it comes to school lunch.
You don’t have to have a cow to cultivate agricultural literacy.
Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the 9th National Farm-to-Cafeteria conference in Cincinnati, OH. Sponsored by the Farm-to-School Network, this conference brings together foodservice directors, nutrition specialists, farmers, producers, and policymakers from all over the country. As a formal educator, I am definitely considered a minority stakeholder, despite the argument that more school…
Kindergarteners prefer fresh over canned or frozen peas.
Celebrate school gardens in Napa on October 24th.
Food Literacy Month promotes food education.
Put food at the center of literacy and science.