Soil is every-where, and everything comes from soil! A Handful of Dirt gives students an in-depth look at how soil is formed, what it’s made of, and why it is important to all life—from microorganisms to worms to rabbits. Learn about the different jobs of microscopic creatures in the soil and discover hidden activity that’s always happening just below our feet.
This Week in the Garden
These traditional apple chips are a great way to utilize local apples. Try using different varieties and see which ones you like best!
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.
Featuring local apples, these parfaits are a unique way to enjoy fall’s sweetest treat! Students can start by making their own granola for the recipe.