cooking with kids

Perfect Peach Cobbler

A perfect summer weekend has to include a trip to the farm stand. Driving back to our house in Canaan, NY from Love Apple Farms in Ghent with a peck … Continue reading

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Beautiful Rolling Pin

I love this fine rolling pin from Herriot Grace, a father-daughter team who make and sell these beautiful wooden and porcelain objects. So nice for rolling out those summer tarts … Continue reading

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 We made strawberry syrup in our little cooking class the other day.We just boiled about 2 lbs of fresh farmers’ market berries with 2-3 cups of water until it was … Continue reading

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Cooking with Ella

This is my very first post on my very first blog. Please be kind. I am sure when I look back at these first posts I will cringe just as … Continue reading

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Super Local Food

Our Daisy troop just came back from a field trip to the Brooklyn Grange rooftop farm in Long Island City. http://www.brooklyngrangefarm.com/ Inspired to grow more of the food we eat, … Continue reading

June 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

iced coffee

I love this post about iced coffee made without heat and served in a recycled plastic bottle or tub. Imagine Starbucks filling your empty water bottle with an iced latte. … Continue reading

June 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Our herbal window farm

I finished putting together the windowfarm today. It wasn’t difficult. I should have finished it weeks ago, unfortunately I have more projects than time at the moment. It took about … Continue reading

June 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Window Farm Project

The Window Farm Project

Yay! Our window farm supplies are finally here!  We will make two, one first for the apartment and then one for the girls’ kindergarten class. I have been really interested in hydroponic gardening after taiking to my brother who grew a sunflower in a bucket that reached the ceiling in his Oregon home.  Then I watched Britta Riley’s TED talk “A garden in my apartment” .  Watch it and I think you will be inspired to build a garden,too.

May 10, 2012 · Leave a comment