Thanks to Katrina, who has a second grader at Seth Boyden, for writing this wonderful article and helping to spread the word about our school!
Who says children don’t eat vegetables?
Let kids pick their own collard greens, then blend the leaves with olive oil, garlic, sunflower seeds, and lemon juice. Voilà: pesto! Blend kale with apples and berries for smoothies. Sauté collards and carrots with olive oil and salt for a tasty stir-fry.
Greens pesto, kale smoothies, stir-fry, carrots, tomatoes, potatoes – all were served up this fall during Garden Recess at Seth Boyden Demonstration School. Each Friday, dozens of students opted to spend their recess in the school’s produce garden, “Strawberry Fields.” The kids harvested fruits, vegetables, and herbs, pressed flowers, created garden art, and watched nature happen all around them. Continue Reading