This week’s theme is winter greens. Our “Growing Minds Day by Day” educational resource lists are designed for families and educators to use during COVID-19 and beyond.
Growing Minds Day by Day: Week of September 7
This week’s theme is cucumbers. Our “Growing Minds Day by Day” educational resource lists are designed for families and educators to use during the COVID-19 quarantine and beyond.
Bake a Crazy Caterpillar
Bake a Crazy Caterpillar First make milk paint by dividing a can of sweetened condensed milk among four containers. Use food coloring to tint the contents of the containers different colors. Add clean paint brushes to each one. On a foil-lined baking sheet, arrange refrigerated biscuits in the shape of a caterpillar body. Leave one
Linnea’s Windowsill Garden
Linnea loves plants. She grows them all over her room – in pots, and crates, even in glass jars. In this book, she takes you on a tour of her indoor garden. She tells you about her orange tree (and plantable pits and seeds, including melons, tomatoes, and grapes); she shows you how to take
How to Cook the Perfect Day
How to Cook the Perfect Day is filled with beautiful images and simple recipes with headnotes that dreamily document a perfect day–including a picnic rendezvous, an afternoon tea, and a midnight snack. The book opens with the suggestion of a morning forage in the great outdoors instead of in the kitchen pantry for whatever readers
In a Pumpkin Shell
Everything Pumpkin! This book offers multiple pumpkin projects, ranging from growing pumpkins in a garden to pumpkin seed jewelry.
How to Grow a School Garden: A Complete Guide for Parents and Teachers
This book helps adults and teachers to help kids to transform land into an ecologically rich garden that can nourishes everyone for years to come. The book is full of lists, lesson plans, and easy recipes to get everyone involved.
Eat Fresh Buy Local: A Guide to Eating Locally on a Limited Budget
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.
Cooking American Style, Up on Cedar Mountain
This cookbook features original recipes and poetry of Chef Michael R. Fahey inspired by the southern highlands of the Appalachian Mountains. The Autumn Beet-Apple-Fennel Salad is a perfect recipe to be made with local ingredients, or the indulgent Sweet Potato Ice Cream!
Cider Beans, Wild Greens, and Dandelion Jelly: Recipes from Southern Appalachia
These recipes from Southern Appalachia feature local recipes best made with local ingredients! Use local tart apples to make the Raw Apple Cake or late spring harvested ramps to make the Ramps and Bacon.