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,…Read More
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Spring 2015: Our New Garden at St. John’s!
We started our growing season this April First with the help of the New York Restoration Project. The NYRP focuses on building and restoring vacant lots, public parks, schools, sidewalks, and waterfronts in communities of need. The St. John’s Recreation Center had NYRP designing and building our new garden: Planters, trellises, and a compost bin.…Read More
Cucumber Mint Lemon 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, a few mint leaves, 8 spoons of agave, and 9 ice trays. First, the children took the lemon seeds off and squeezed the juice in a plate;…Read More