As a former classroom teacher, I can attest to the powerful pull food has for students.
Guest Post by Mindy Bañuelos, First Grade Teacher at Pueblo Vista Magnet School It was 9:30 a.m. on a Tuesday–time for small reading groups! As a first grade teacher, reading and writing are always at the top of my list. When I sat down with my reading group, I realized I forgot my “green juice.”…
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.