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Jerry Thomas Elementary School, and Read a Recipe for Literacy

imageChef Heather was invited to Jerry Thomas Elementary School to present the Read a Recipe Program to a very happy and interested group of learners .   It didn’t take the chef  long to win over the children in the ESL class.   The  children really took to it, preparing a wonderful and very healthy trail

Graduation Night at El Sol


Our children were among those who graduated this Spring at El Sol.    It was a great occasion for everyone–family, friends, the students, their  teachers, the staff and all the volunteers.




Sunshine Organic Community Garden and our Raised Bed Thrive


There’s been such tremendous progress at the Sunshine Organic Community Garden that it’s been hard to keep up since we celebrated the grand opening ((April 22).   Our raised bed is planted and already we’ve got okra and Everglades tomatoes and red-stemmed Malabar spinach on the rise!

El Sol Sunshine Garden

DSC0262020140318_193746Check out Alyssa’s great blog to follow all the exciting activity taking place  with our partner,  El Sol  Jupiter’s Neighborhood Resource Center.

El Sol Sunshine Garden and Read a Recipe

The  children at El Sol are preparing for their garden plot, writng and reading about seedlings and potting soil.  Check out the photo of Chef Heather showing them plot #12, which is all theirs!

Westgate Children Visit the Public Library

imageThe children visited the Main Branch of the Public Library this week  and had a wonderful introduction (by Alyssa, head librarian,)  to all the library has to offer.     And it’s more than just computers!    There are  books to look at,  to read, and to take out.