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Kids Farm to School

October is national Farm to School month, when schools around the country celebrate local food sources. Farm to School programs connect schools with local farms to provide fresh, in season, organic produce for school meals. The programs include farm tours,…

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Kids can Change the World

When kids are busy in the garden and in the kitchen, they experience the here and now in the living present. Kids are more aware of insects and birds, the sun and wind, aromas and flavors, when they are tending…

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Kids Perennial Food Garden

Families can create an edible landscape in their suburban yard and take a big step towards sustainability. Especially in southern and central California which has a mild climate well suited to growing perennial veggies and abundant varieties of fruits and…

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Kids Garden Tower Project

The ultimate patio farm is the Garden Tower Project, where kids can grow 50 plants in four square feet. Easy to assemble, my dog and I put it together and had it planted in a couple of hours. Plants grow…

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Kids Bento Lunch Box

Once a Japanese culinary hobby, the Bento lunch box has caught imaginations around the world. Kids and parents can create food art with healthy edible ingredients in lunch boxes. These yummy balanced meals are visually appealing with their cute character…

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School Garden Volunteers

School gardens are outdoor classrooms where kids can experience the miracle of life and learn history, science, and math with practical applications. Most schools have a patch of dirt that can be set aside for a garden and even a…

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Kids Cooking Class

Kids can sign up for a fun cooking class at their local park and recreation center or YMCA and learn basic skills, like following a recipe and using kitchen equipment safely. Cooking classes inspire kids to try new foods, as…

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