Outreach Spotlight: “Bottoms” (Root Veggies) with Decatur YMCA Preschoolers

For our lesson with the Decatur YMCA preschoolers this week, we picked up carrots and beets from the Decatur Farmers Market.  To begin the lesson, we read the book “Tops and Bottoms” by Janet Stevens – a story… Read More

Outreach Spotlight: Pickled Radishes with DHA Seniors

With the seniors at the Decatur Housing Authority this week, we pickled radishes. We simmered the below ingredients into a brine and poured it over sliced radishes in a glass jar. Then, the radishes just sit for about… Read More

Outreach Spotlight: Root Vegetable Salad with DHA Seniors

Our winter vegetable taste test include winter greens like arugula, spinach, and varieties of kale along with root veggies like carrots, radishes, and hakurei turnips. We diced and sliced them and combined them so they could be combined… Read More

Outreach Spotlight: Celebrating Fall with the Seniors of DHA

The seniors at the Decatur Housing Authority were thrilled to celebrate the beginning of apple season by making an quick apple crisp together! It’s the perfect time of year for warm, gooey desserts! 

Outreach Spotlight: Boys Scouts Meeting at Drew

This week, the Community Farmers Market team had the opportunity to visit the Boy Scouts at Drew Charter School.  With the boy scouts, we led them in acting out how pollinators help farmers and sent them each home with… Read More


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