Want your kids to eat their greens? The answer is simple, get them engaged with the source of their food by building a school vege bed. These beds are funded by the family organic vege box co-op we help set up at schools. If you are interested in bringing the program to your school go to: www.myorganicschool.com
So what are you going to do with those artichokes in this week's box? Artichokes are beautiful and aren't actually a vegetable they are the flower of a species of thistle. Lets conquer our fear of the artichoke. Steaming.
1/. Cut off stem and top quarter. 2/. Rinse under cold running water to get rid of debris.
3/. Steam. For 30min, start at the boil and then reduce heat to simmer. 4/.You know its ready when you can easily pull off the petals with tongs.
5/. Drizzle wi
BEING IN ‘WONDERMENT’ is a peak educational state for both students and educators. But how do we nurture this state of wonderment? We learned a profound lesson in today’s “Vegetable Propagation” class. When asked how the dissected vegetables know how to shoot roots and grow leaves one smart 7 yo student shouted “DNA”. The real gold was where the discussion went from there. We talked about the miraculous way in which nature fights to survive and flourish. A potato cut in half