Laura Jackson tells us about the Yellow Farmhouse, a working farm where they do education, food, and farm-based education for children and adults.
Yellow Farmhouse Education Center – https://www.yellowfarmhouse.org/
02:20 Yellow Farmhouse Education Center and its mission
03:36 Reconnecting to food – How much extra time does it imply?
05:08 If you include kids in the conversation around what they’re learning, chances are they’re going to be more engaged and willing to try, they’re willing to take a risk.
06:33 Learning more about this overlapping layering crossover into life skills and beyond
06:54 Nutrition curriculum in Stonington Public Schools https://www.stoningtonschools.org/
12:20 Getting away from food as sterile
13:29 Eating is a personal choice and is closely tied to people’s culture and their family preferences
13:41 It’s important for kids to have an understanding of the food system.
15:44 Understanding the work that goes into raising food or growing food so that you have a different view as to why things cost what they cost.
17:14 Real life applications of skills used in the farm
18:38 What farm visits of school groups might look like
20:02 Kids seeing food at the source
22:51 Actionable steps for teachers/parents
29:43 Biggest piece of advice: Try to let the kids do it
30:03 Kids need to do to learn.