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Caterpillars and more

The children are learning about caterpillars and improving their spelling while they are at it.

Columbia Secondary School Community Garden is a Great Partner

Thanks a bunch to Meredith Hill and the gang at Columbia Secondary School Community Garden. Working together will make the difference. Let’s keep moving on!

The Coconut Wows the RRL Children at Melaleuca Elementary

The RRL children at Melaleuca can tell you all about the coconut, how it tastes and feels, where it grows, what you can do with it.   Would any one of them have guessed you can make brooms from the fronds of the coconut tree?    And how about the mask?

Columbia Secondary School’s Garden

Students from Columbia Secondary School harvested some of their vegetables that were used by a local chef at Columbia University on Friday.   The chef, from the Natural Gourmet Institute in Manhattan, demonstrated proper knife skills to a throng of thoroughly engaged engineering students.   Professor David Vallancourt chose some lucky future engineers to practice

Budding Horticulturists from Melaleuca Elementary School

The children became horticulturists this week during their Read a Recipe session.   We’re planting good seeds now.

Read a Recipe for Literacy/Palm Beach County Cooperative Extension Service Starts at Melaleuca Elementary School in West Palm Beach

We’re off to a great beginning with a new partner at a new school in West Palm Beach.  Ada Medina-Solorzano from PBC Cooperative Extension PBC/UF  will be running the show each week for the lucky students at Melaleuca Elementary School, West Palm Beach.   Her first session was a timely one.   After providing the