Grow and Eat a rainbow this summer! Click for veggie color fun and lots of ideas for creative nature connecting with Wings, Worms, and Wonder!

Eat & Grow a Rainbow with Richard Fletcher

  If I’ve said it once to my students, I’ve said it a hundred times – growing and eating a rainbow is fun! Back when I was a teacher, I even developed a complete elementary nutrition curriculum based on eating a rainbow! This week I’m pleased to present the second guest post in our summer guest post series

Perfectly Palatable Pumpkins!

I wish I could start off this post cheering you on to pumpkin seed sprouting activities to celebrate the fall season, but sadly that wouldn’t be setting you, or the children, up for success. Fall is harvest time for this tasty treat. Aren’t these little pie pumpkin sprouts cute?! (Photo credit greenlifeinsocal.com) I really had to

A Full Moon and a Full Stomach

Yesterday was officially World Food Day, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t celebrate all week or all month for that matter! This is the month to celebrate food and support our farmers through Food Day on the 24th, World Food Day (the 16th), and Farm to School month. Not to mention enjoying all the

Farm to School Month

“October is National Farm to School Month, a time to celebrate the connections that are happening all over the country between schools and local food. In 2010, Congress approved a resolution to officially designate October as National Farm to School Month. The passage of House Resolution 1655 demonstrates the growing importance of farm to school

Food Day Is Coming!

Eat Real is the slogan and October 24 is the day. Food Day 2013 is “a nationwide celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable, and sustainable food.” No matter what your tastes, I think that is something we can all easily digest! “Food Day was created by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), but it is

Food Day 2012

October 24 is Food Day 2012, so this week I am sharing a wonderful Food Day curriculum developed by Columbia University’s Teachers College, Center for Food and Environment. I am posting this early so you will have enough time to prepare the lessons and be ready to go by the time Food Day rolls around.