Make Your Own Salad Dressing

Make Your Own Salad Dressing

Make Your Own Salad Dressing Got two minutes before dinner? Why not make your own salad dressing! It’s simple and easy enough for your small children to make.. and it’s an opportunity to be scientists and chefs. If you’ve got a bit more time try these simple...
Ingredients for Successful Classroom Cooking

Ingredients for Successful Classroom Cooking

Ingredients for Successful Classroom Cooking Enjoying a fresh harvest of vegetables is one of the best parts of gardening with students! In celebration of Eat, in our Plant, Grow, Eat, Share charter, we are sharing our top ingredients for successful classroom cooking....
Grow.. Understanding: Common Plant Misconceptions

Grow.. Understanding: Common Plant Misconceptions

Grow… Understanding: Common Plant Misconceptions   This week, we are celebrating GROW, as part of our Little Green Thumbs charter ‘Plant, Grow, Eat and Share’. There are countless opportunities to grow understanding as we explore our classroom gardens. As we grow a...
Seed Starting

Seed Starting

Seed Starting “Life is always a rich and steady time when you are waiting for something to happen or to hatch. “ – E.B. White, Charlotte’s Web It is a wondrous moment when a first seedling emerges, for adults and children alike! Starting your garden plants from seed...
How Did that Get in My Lunchbox?

How Did that Get in My Lunchbox?

How did that get in my lunchbox? At the heart of what we do is the knowing that kids need, and deserve, to know where their food comes from. But what does that really mean, and how do we achieve it? We’ve all heard a similar story to the student who asked if chocolate...
Little Green Thumbs Recipe Book Launch

Little Green Thumbs Recipe Book Launch

After  a  growing  season  with  your  students,  there  is  no  better  way  to  enjoy  the  harvest  than  to  prepare  a  meal  or  snack  together  with  your  fresh  garden  vegetables.  Many  students  have  already  heard  the  saying  ‘you  are  what  you ...