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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Garden Kitchen Lab Visits East New York Farm

Students visited the East New York Farm to learn more about planting, watering, weeding techniques, how to compost and beekeeping. The purpose of the visit was for the children to imagine what their garden could become one day.                     

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Foraging in Crown Heights

The children went foraging to the park and learned about the African Blue Basil, a plant is right to eat raw, and a great addition in salads and cooked lentils. Nettles, a plant to make delicious pesto! And finally Dandelions, the entire plant is edible and very nutritious, but this time we only tried the…

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