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Learning About Herbs

  The students planted their herb garden! They enjoyed a healthy snack, made by them, of infused waters(mint and lemon, basil and lime) and fresh chive dip with chips. The students discussed different uses for the herbs and how they grow. We plan on using the herbs this summer during our sessions.

Baseball Season Again

It’s baseball season.   It brings to mind an exciting session we held some years ago in Jupiter.   The children went on a field trip–a true field trip–to Roger Dean Stadium. There,  the children met some key players and got the chance to run the bases.   Their stories told it all.   Thank

How Do Vegetables Grow?

  The students prepare the garden for planting. To get ready for planting the students created a human garden, discussing how different vegetables grow and where they should be planted in the physical space we have available in the garden. They sorted “themselves” between roots, leafy, vine and herbs. They prepared the soil and enjoyed

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.

What’s in the bag?

Students always enjoy guessing what’s in the bag. Each group is given a bag with a mystery item in it and have to work as a group to write a description without using the item name in it and share it with the group. The rest of the students try and guess the item. In