Written in both Spanish and English, this book is an outstanding introduction to apple production for young readers. The story follows a young apple grower from the farm to the market and ties in with math and science education. A great book for the classroom!
These traditional apple chips are a great way to utilize local apples. Try using different varieties and see which ones you like best!
This classroom-friendly recipe does not require any cooking, and the local apples make it a sweet treat that kids will love! The associated lesson plan includes classroom suggestions for apple activities.
- Apple Salad recipe and lesson plan (quick view as .pdf)
This recipe combines local apples and local cabbage into a kid-friendly coleslaw. It is perfect for the classroom and does not require a stovetop or oven.
Yum! Who doesn’t love apple pancakes? This simple recipe requires a stovetop or portable butane burner for the classroom. Recipe by Liz and Katie Button of Cúrate.
These quesadillas put a local spin on an old favorite. The associated lesson plan includes cabbage facts and activities.
- Apple Cabbage Quesadilla recipe and lesson plan (quick view as .pdf)
Using apples, squash, cranberries, and maple syrup, this dish is a delicious taste of fall! Read the nonfiction book, Cranberries: Fruit of the Bog to learn about how cranberries are grown and harvested while the dish cooks.
Teach your students that applesauce doesn’t have to come from a jar with this kid-friendly recipe.