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Learn to cook your favorite foods outdoors with a little ingenuity, extra safety precautions, and adult supervision. This book gives you all the recipes and instructions to start cooking outside with a cardboard box, tin toil and tape or a tin can.

A guidebook for building and maintaining a bat house to attract bats, including plans, mounting information, frequently asked questions, and information about the bat species most likely to use a bat house. 

This is a report that analyzes different aspects of farm to school and breaks it down into five different sections.

Filled with tons of ideas from outdoor crafts to details about easy plants to grow, this project filled book is a fantastic resource for teachers and parents trying to get their kids excited about the garden.

Have you ever been interested in starting a garden but felt too overwhelmed to do so?  Perhaps you felt like you didn’t have the right knowledge, skills, or enough time to do so. Well, prepare to leave those excuses behind!  This book offers 43 different gardening projects and activities that are perfect for people who are just discovering their green thumbs.  Ellen Zachos gives her readers plenty of ideas and suggestions for finding the right gardening technique for any individual, whether it be container gardening, or making the perfect garden space for your feline friend!  And don’t forget to check […]

This program quality assessment instrument can be utilized for self-assessment and quality improvement in classrooms with children ages 2 ½ to 5 years old. It includes sections giving detailed rationale for what is being scored as well as instructions for using the score sheets.

This local Vermont guide is filled with great information on different food benefit programs like WIC as well as tips like preserving food and recipes for families on a budget.

Designed for k-2 students, this activity guidebook has 30 great activities to teach patterns and with them the basics of important thinking and reasoning skills.

In this third edition, Cynthia Lair, nutrition and culinary professor, and Dr. Scott Murdoch, registered dietitian and triathlete, combine essential eating guidelines with 33 terrific recipes for nutritious delicious meals and snacks. Feeding the Young Athlete serves up the perfect game plan for improving performance and establishing lifelong healthy-eating habits.
Thanks for Readers to Eaters for donating this book to our lending library. 

More than a cookbook, this book is a guide to celebrating festivals through stories, songs, recipes, games, crafts and poems. This guide could lead to new seasonal traditions in a home or classroom.