Knife Skills Class with IRC at Clarkston High School

The International Rescue Committee hosts a Garden Club at Clarkston High School each week. This week, I was invited to lead a knife skills class. We focused on cool weather crops that are becoming seasonal this time of year. We first worked with leafy greens like a kale. We discussed that the texture of theContinue reading “Knife Skills Class with IRC at Clarkston High School”

Carrots & Beets at Decatur YMCA

For our lesson with the Decatur YMCA preschoolers this week, we picked up carrots and beets from the Decatur Farmers Market.  To begin the lesson, we read the book “Tops and Bottoms” by Janet Stevens – a story about a clever hare that tricks a lazy bear into using his land and reaping the best harvestContinue reading “Carrots & Beets at Decatur YMCA”