“Food Lab” at Garden Kitchen Lab

Garden Kitchen Lab will be developing new projects called “Media With A Purpose”; which aims at leveraging technology to learn about sustainability, and other cultures through food and cooking. Thank you Media Education Coordinators Chad Chenali and Belinda McKeever for collaborating with me on this project at Chelsea’s media lab! #MediaWithAPurpose #Food Lab #FabiolaCaceres #ChadChenali…

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Swale Food Forest & Garden Kitchen Lab

This fall Swale and the Garden Kitchen Lab hosted a free public meal showcasing salads, herbal teas, and roasted butternut and delicata squashes from Swale’s floating food forest and the Garden Kitchen Lab. The event took place at Pier 6 in Dumbo. We had hundreds of people enjoying an afternoon of foraging and harvesting in…

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Growing Broccoli

Students completed their first full Garden-Kitchen-Lab lesson today by harvesting twelve super big broccolis! The children took all broccolis to the kitchen, chopped the stems and leaves off and added them to a large pan of steaming water. Three minutes later, the kids were enjoying steamed broccoli with olive oil and salt. All twelve broccolis…

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Growing Season Begins!

This week the students began planting using small seed trays and covering the cells with potting mix making sure to fill them to the top. Then made 1/4 inch deep dimple in each cell and placed two to three seeds into each cell. By using this method if all seeds in one cell start to…

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Cucumber Lemon Agave Ice Cubes

The children had so much fun preparing this recipe! And it was so simple to make. We used 3/4 liter of water, 20 lemons, 1 1/4 large cucumber, 8 spoons of agave, and 9 ice trays. First, the children took the lemon seeds off and squeezed the juice in a plate; the lemon juice was…

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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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Garden Kitchen Lab Bliss

In our Garden Kitchen Lab program, 8 to 13 years old, participate in preparing coconut almond bliss balls. The children learn about tropical fruits and nuts and how to make a healthy snack while having fun. This two-part class introduces children to the countries and the farmers who grow and harvest nuts around the globe,…

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