All posts by Mary Jo Weinig

The Great Give: We Did It!

Many thanks to all those who supported us last Wednesday and contributed to the Great Give.   Your donations to RRL count.    We raised enough money to run a new Read a Recipe for Literacy program in Florida starting next September! Sincere thanks from all of us.    More to follow about the new

The Children Visit Charnews Farm in Southold

The RRL children went on a field trip to Charnews Farm recently and had a wonderful time.    They were treated to a tour of the Agriculture center by one of our most loyal and dedicated partners, Denise Markut.   Denise is the Stewardship Manager at Charnews and has been involved with RRL for years.

Melaleuca Elementary School: “Where Students Soar”

The children at Melaleuca Elementary continue to work.    The April 3rd Read a Recipe for Literacy session included a photo opportunity.   A lot of smiles, which means something.

Sunshine Organic Community Garden is Abloom

Our Floridian garden is booming and blooming.    Here are a few shots taken on a gorgeous southern Florida day.   We’ve got peaches and Barbados cherries and…..you get to guess what’s on the tree.

It’s Almost that Time Again

The children are getting ready to celebrate the Spring.    We’re thinking organic eggs with natural dyes made from our own herb garden.    We’re also thinking of those egg shells as compost.    What comes around goes around. 

Connecting with the Community

Read a Recipe for Literacy requires community engagement, and engagement there was.   Ada Medina-Solorzano gave a wonderful presentation at the Palm Beach Library this week, demonstrating what she teaches our children.   Community, communication, healthful eating practices, exercise.    The talk was stimulating and informative.    Chef hats off to Ada.