Yummy salad!! | Juan Cabrillo

Today was so much fun I nearly forgot to take pictures! Frank and I made salad with each class, even TK! We split the kids into groups: One group helped to harvest garden-grown lettuce, mizuna mustards, curly kale, Russian kale and dinosaur kale, chard, onions, borage flowers, nasturtium flowers and radishes. Another group chopped store-bought cucumber and shredded carrots. And another group helped to serve the salad. We dressed it with homemade lemon-honey dressing. The kids gave a thumbs up for trying it! Some even ate it for the first time!

Frank brought re-usable forks and bowls to wash and recycle with each class!

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Hope Cox

Hope is an urban farmer, garden educator and foodie transplanted from Tennessee to SoCal in 2014. She hopes to move out of the big city one day to pursue the life of a sustainable farmer; but in the meantime loves to teach elementary kids about how food is grown, nutritious and tasty recipes and connecting with nature.