Celebrate the culture of agriculture & share skills (Growing! Cooking! Eating!)

Emily Landseidel
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  • Lewisburg, WV
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Simple and Easy Recipes for finicky kids
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I'm teaching a rather finicky group of middle-school aged students some basic culinary skills and recipes in an after school program. I am trying to find some recipes that expand their horizons…Continue

Tags: recipes, cooking, kids

Started this discussion. Last reply by Emily Landseidel Jan 9, 2013.

Vining tomatoes horizontally, thoughts and experiences?
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I am working with students in a greenhouse that has shelving units each shelf is about 3' high. I'm concerned that this will not be enough room for cherry tomato plants to grow fully. Has anyone…Continue

Tags: vining, horizontal, tomatoes, greenhouse

Started this discussion. Last reply by Emily Landseidel Dec 5, 2012.


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School Gardener
A bit about me:
I am an AmeriCorps member serving two middle schools in Greenbrier County, WV. During the 2012-2013 school year I will be teaching students how to grow and in turn harvest their crops to be sold back to our cafeterias, in doing so, they will build a business for our greenhouse and and outdoor production gardens.
Latest greatest meal cooked at home:
Pumpkin soup with turkey sausage and leeks with fresh bread from the bakery
Currently reading:
Lunch Lessons: Changing the Way We Feed our Children by Ann Cooper and Lisa Holmes
Currently listening to:
country on the radio or trying to find NPR channels in the mountains of West Virginia
My latest DIY project:
helping WV Farm and Food Coalition with their Farm to School toolkit by writing blog posts - just need to edit, edit, edit now...
How did you find HOMEGROWN.org?
Through the Farm Aid website, while looking for resources for growing with students
Web site I recommend:

Comment Wall (2 comments)

At 9:40am on October 23, 2012, Cornelia said…

Hi Emily - welcome to HOMEGROWN! What you're doing with kids is SO important! I'm happy to hear that you're documenting your experience and hope you'll consider sharing an occasional post here in The Stew so we can follow along as well. Looking forward to hearing more! Thanks for joining us!

At 11:58am on October 24, 2012, Jennifer said…

Hi, Emily. Jennifer here, Cornelia's helper. Ditto what Cornelia said! And I'm sure you've found it, but I love this tool: http://www.npr.org/stations/ (click on "NPR Road Trip").

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