Kids Grind their Spices

Kids can get more flavor and spices last longer and are more potent when they are stored whole rather than after they are ground. Fresh ground spices improve dishes with more nutrients, vibrancy, and aroma. Jarred whole spices are at their best for two years, while ground spices stay fresh for about a year. Mortar…

Kids Propagate Plants

Growing veggies from seeds is rewarding for kids.  They love watching the seedlings develop into delicious veggies that they can bring to the table. There are many ways to propagate plants. Kids can grow new plants from seed, from cuttings, by division, by layering, and grafting.  Kids can collect seeds after harvesting the produce from…

Kids grow Sprouts

Sprouts contain more nutrients per calorie than any other type of food. Kids can sprout organic whole grains, beans, and seeds that will mature in 3 to 5 days. These sprouts do not need soil or sunshine, will grow in a small space, and cost pennies. Sprouts are the plant’s most nutritious stage with concentrated…

Kids plant by the Sun and Moon

Both the sun and the moon affect tides in the ocean and growth in the garden. Kids can get a sense of their place in the universe when they watch the moon phases and seasons change, and see how the plants and trees follow the rhythm of the season. People have been planting by the…

Kids Plant Salsa, Salad, and Pickles

Planting seeds in the spring is exciting! Kids can create a speciality garden in a raised bed filled with rich organic soil and compost. Kids can choose their favorite recipes, plant the ingredients, and harvest salsa, salad, or pickles. Kids can use organic heirloom seeds for flavor and diversity. As soon as nights stay above…

Kid Chef Tahini Fudge

Chocolate and tahini make a healthy, rich, and delectable fudge filled with energy. Tahini is sesame seed butter that is heart healthy, easy to digest, and fights inflammation. The cocoa bean has flavonoids that help regenerate cell growth and guard the body against diseases, keeping blood vessels healthy and decreasing inflammation. Kids can make this…

Kids Local Organic Seeds

Local organic open-pollinated seeds are the best option for kids to plant in their raised bed organic veggie garden. Local varieties are the best adapted to the climate, easiest to grow, and produce great harvests. All Good Things Organic Seeds in Ojai, California offer hundreds of vegetable, flower, and herb seeds, including rare and improved…

Saving Seeds for Future Generations

The Svalbard Global Seed Vault is part of a global effort to secure the diversity of our most important crop plants to ensure that humanity has food seeds in spite of wars, climate change, and natural disasters. The Seed Vault is the answer to the international community’s pressing need for the future of global agriculture…

Kids Seed Tapes

Kids can order seed catalogs in the winter to plan their organic veggie garden design. With a rough sketch of the available garden space, kids can check the sun throughout the day and mark on the sketch how many hours of sunlight each area gets. Although most veggies like six hours of sun a day,…