Some young home cooks put their new skills to the test Friday in Vista. Students in the Garden and Nutrition Camp at the Bella Mente Academies spent the last few weeks learning the basics of cooking They can now do thinks like Julienne and saute. On Friday, they competed in a 'Top Chef' style cooking [...]
Posted in the San Diego Union Tribune.
Published on Jun 5, 2019 Located on approximately 17 acres of land in Encinitas, Coastal Roots Farm works to bring communities together through healthy food, sustainable agriculture, food justice, and ancient Jewish wisdom. Join our conversation with Coastal Roots Farm Executive Director Javier Guerrero. See the article on Page 11.
Combining gardening, science and the culinary arts at the Sage Garden Project at Ocean Knoll Elementary
Ocean Knoll students with Dawn Mayeda at the Lick the Plate recording session. Photo courtesy Lick the Plate. Just when I thought that today’s kids are all about smart phones, tablets and other digital distractions, I come across a very cool program like the Sage Garden Project at Ocean Knoll Elementary. This program engages [...]
Type 2 diabetes can be prevented with a healthy diet, exercise chicoreport @chicoreport Being surrounded by blooming flowers, ripe tomatoes and other seasonal vegetables is teaching children in many schools how to eat healthy and grow their own food. Research has shown that garden programs can increase not only students’ knowledge of nutrition but can [...]
The San Dieguito Heritage Museum held its eighth annual Beans & Greens Cook-off and Faire Oct. 8. The event also included live music, vintage cars, a silent auction, bake sale, kids’ activities and tours of the Museum and Teten House. Original article can be read at San Diego Union Tribune
Ingredients 3 cups cooked and cooled whole grains (can be quinoa, brown rice, buckwheat, or farro) 15 ounce can of garbanzo beans, drained 1½ cup frozen corn, thawed 1 cup grape tomatoes, cut in half 2 cups fresh greens, sliced 5 green onions, chopped 1 red bell pepper, diced Dressing: 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil [...]
Drew Lombardi works with his therapist at Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital in Baltimore.(Photo: Tom Paullin) Ryan Edwards has always been a picky eater. He won’t go near any kind of meat except some types of chicken fingers. The mere mention of eggs makes him shudder. Vegetables make him gag. “My big staple is grilled [...]
Great for kids 7-12, these camps delight while secretly teaching. Enjoy the garden at its peak during the bounty of summer’s harvest, use all the cool kitchen tools - including some we don’t use during school - prepare and eat a fresh, delicious lunch and play fun, organized, maybe even water-soaked games outside. What’s not [...]