Thank you, Yavonne for an amazing 15-wk session with the kids! They learned about soil, seeds & growing seedlings; building a garden & planting and raising vegetables & herbs; growing papayas and strawberries; how to build a compost bed and a worm farm; studied bees & learned about pollination and
became butterflies to help pollinate; grew vegetables for the senior veggie mobile van; cooked garden grown vegetable soup;
sprouted beans in a jar; made fruit smoothies;
and helped to sell vegetables & herbs at the Bean Scene Sunset Marketplace. This was an experience they will NEVER forget.
Parents Educating Children (PEC) Expo, August 1
2016 Children's Gardening & Nutrition Education.
The classes are designed to help children learn how to grow food and what to do with it when it is harvested. It includes lessons in Composting, Pollination, and understanding of root
and stem systems, natural ways of maintaining healthy plants without the
use of chemicals. Once they have planted all their seedlings the focus shifts to the health benefits of fresh vegetables and fruit and how
to use it. Lessons include juicing, dehydration, canning and food preservation, raw foods and cooked foods.
Classes are held in the fall as soon as classes resume from summer break and end with the presentation of certificates of achievement the 2nd week in December. Then, again in February through May to complete Florida's growing cycle.
Lessons are provided by Yavonne
Tudisco, Owner of the Good Worm and a licensed nutritionist.
If you need additional information, please contact Yavonne Tudisco by E-Mailing her at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling her at 561.310.8834
410 E. Boynton Beach Blvd., Boynton Beach, FL 33435
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Food Stamp Applications and re-certifications, by appointment only
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Economic Development Programs Secret Garden Cafe, A Culinary Incubator Program
Urban Farming Project
Vegan Green Market
Senior Veggie Mobile Program
& Home Delivered Meals Program
Gardening and Nutrition Education for Children & Adults