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Pickling

Pickling

TODAY’S LESSON- Pickling LESSON CONTENT- In today’s lesson, students will join Program Director Amanda to learn how to pickle fresh garden vegetables. Students will: Review a brief history of pickling technology Understand why and how pickling is used to preserve foods List different foods that can be pickled Practice culinary skills including following a recipe, […]

Green Heart Smoothies

Green Heart Smoothies

TODAY’S LESSON- Making Green Heart Smoothies LESSON CONTENT- In today’s lesson, we will join Green Heart Project Farm to School Program Coordinator and Garden Educator Allie for a culinary lesson on how to make a smoothie. In this lesson, students will: Learn how to follow a recipe to make a smoothie Identify a variety of […]

Traveling Basil Arrives at The Harbinger Cafe (Part 2)

Traveling Basil Arrives at The Harbinger Cafe (Part 2)

For the second installment in our Traveling Basil series, we will follow our bountiful Green Heart basil harvest to its first stop at The Harbinger Cafe. The Harbinger is located across the street from the Green Heart Project headquarters on Upper King (hey, neighbor) and has a wide variety of both savory and sweet tasty […]

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On August 7, 2017
In Cooking, Sponsors

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