April & May: Time to Plant & Reflect

During the last five weeks, the kids have been planting and seeing their seeds grow. We are growing carrots, beets, two different kinds of lettuces, cucumbers, Habanero peppers —these are part a seed exchange program with the Global Partner Junior group in Mexico City, bok choy, onions, eggplants, chives, strawberries, chocolate mint, parsley, lemon thyme,…

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Late Fall at St. John’s

Collard green, broccoli, beets, and tomatoes were some of the vegetables that the children have been using to prepare salads throughout this fall. As part of the Garden Kitchen Lab program, the kids also covered plant beds with oats and lentil seeds to protect the soil from extreme temperatures. Earth is the foundation of a…

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Summer Garden at St. John’s

This spring, we started our project as a container garden, now we have six small plant beds and one large raised bed. It has been a fantastic experience to see how our seeds turned into seedlings and soon after started growing exponentially! The tomatoes began giving last week, and so did the peppers, the onions,…

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Katie’s Krops Grant

Serenity was awarded the Katies’s Krops grant, and the Garden Kitchen Lab will be able to start building the garden! The goal of this program is to teach children how to farm, appreciate, and eat what they grow, and give part of the harvest to people in need. It is this experience that little by…

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