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Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

What to do with a massive harvest of butternut squash in July? Make a summer salad of course! Thanks to our “Three Sisters” garden lessons that took place at Mitchell Elementary this Spring, we ended up with over 50 pounds of this versatile veggie. The Three Sisters lesson teaches the importance of intercropping, using Squash, […]

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On July 21, 2017
In Cooking, Recipes, School Gardens

Pass the Peas My Way Please!

Pass the Peas My Way Please!

Oh SNAP, we’ve harvested BUNCHES of Snap Peas from our school gardens this March! Snap Peas are from the vegetable family of legumes (think beans, nuts, and grains) and are most notably a great source of Vitamin C. This powerful vitamin is water-soluble and has rich antioxidant powers to boost immunity and health! Straight from […]

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On April 10, 2017
In Cooking, Events, Recipes

Hand-cut, Small Batch, Lowcountry Goodness

Hand-cut, Small Batch, Lowcountry Goodness

Curious to try something new? Take yourself into Granna Gourmet’s kitchen and say hello to one of their pickled veggie recipes, best straight out of the jar! Over the past three years, we can’t thank Granna’s Gourmet enough for all the support they’ve provided to the Green Heart Project. Among many things, Granna’s Gourmet packaged ALL […]

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On March 13, 2017
In Education, Recipes, Sponsors

We’re on a Roll!

If you’ve ever had a fruit roll-up you know they’re delicious and oh-so easy (and fun!) to munch on while on the go. The trouble is, commercial fruit roll-ups we find in stores are heavy on artificial ingredients, sugars, sodium, carbs, and are light on nutrition. The result? A not-so-healthy yet expensive snack. So when […]

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On April 15, 2016
In Cooking, Recipes

Top Green Heart Chef: Winning Summer Salad Recipe

Our Green Heart Buddies have been lucky enough to participate in a 6-week ‘Healthy Hearts’ culinary and nutrition course run in partnership with our friends at Whole Foods Market. Being over half way through our summer program, we decided it was time to put our campers’ skills to the test in a “Top Chef” competition […]

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On July 21, 2015
In Cooking, Education, Recipes