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… 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. 

What’s On Your Mind?

The students were posed several questions where they were asked their opinion. They were given an opportunity to express their thoughts and feelings and share them with the group. It was interesting to see what they would do if they were president, what they are proud of, or what they would do if they were

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.

Melaleuca Elementary School is Kicking Again

Chef Ada was back at Melaleuca Elementary School this week and the children were all on board.   She accomplished her goals (perform a routine assessment of progress made so far this year, engage the children in movement activities, prepare a healthful treat with them) and all the while had a good time. We all