Seven-year-old Alicia and her parents are enjoying the annual festival celebrating Mexico’s independence. There are mariachis strolling across the festival grounds, folkloric dancers twirling in their colorful costumes and brightly colored booths lining the plaza. But the hot day has fruit juice: there’s watermelon, strawberry, mango and even papaya. The watermelon juice is so delicious
Real-life Santa Fe painter Maria Hesch (1909-1994) painted innocent narratives of her life as a young girl growing up along the river and next to her grandfather’s alfalfa field that linked the family to the nearby church. In Maria Paints the Hills, acclaimed writer Pat Mora imagines the story of the young Maria revealed in
Young Lupe loves helping her mother with their salsa garden full of tomatoes, chile peppers, onions, garlic and cilantro. But one summer day, she sees that the biggest, juiciest tomatoes have disappeared! Who could have taken them?!? Including easy-to-make recipes, this bilingual picture book for children ages 4-8 will have them clamoring for a garden
Tomás is a son of migrant workers. Every summer he and his family follow the crops north from Texas to Iowa, spending long, arduous days in the fields. At night they gather around to hear Grandfather’s wonderful stories. But before long, Tomás knows all the stories by heart. “There are more stories in the library,”Papa
In this allegorical picture book, a young rabbit named Pancho eagerly awaits his papa’s return. Papa Rabbit traveled north two years ago to find work in the great carrot and lettuce fields to earn money for his family. When Papa does not return, Pancho sets out to find him. He packs Papa’s favorite meal—mole, rice
Usando las manzanas, la calabaza de invierno, los arándanos, y el jarabe de arce, esta receta es un sabor delicioso de otoño. Leer el libro no basado en ficción, “Cranberries: Fruit of the Bog” para aprender sobre la cosecha y el crecimiento de los arándanos.
Una variación de puré de papas que utiliza las papas locales y la espinaca local.
Esta receta sencilla no necesita a cocinar aunque los sabores son mejores si se deja reposar por una hora o dos.
Esta receta es perfecta para las primeras días de escuela cuando los tomates locales y el quingombó local son en la temporada. Permitir a los estudiantes a oler el jengibre y otras especias antes de que están añadido a la comida. Eliminar el pimiento picante para los niños jovenes.