Online Education

Welcome to our newly launched online webpage bringing you a few videos and recommended websites that we hope will inspire, educate and entertain you during these uncertain times.  Your health and wellness are so important to us. These resources are designed to engage our community about the natural world, sustainable living and the possibility of growing fresh food locally.  Check back often for more educational and exciting online materials

 

Virtual Field Trip to The Urban Farm

Farmer Tina and Farmer Shaun lead this field trip to The Urban Farm to learn about 12 different plants growing at the farm in Early May. Along the way, test your knowledge of plant parts to see if you can guess what part of the plant we are eating when we eat the different fruits and vegetables. Learn how to make hummus.

Hummus

Seed to Table Lesson 

Farmer Tina leads this lesson intended for elementary-aged students to learn about the steps involved in planting a seed in the ground to having it end up on our dinner table for a meal, along with composting scraps to replenish the soil; thus creating a cycle.

Seed to Table lesson plan

Silly Vegetable faces

Fruit and vegetable bug snacks

Earth Day Lesson 

Learn from Farmer Tina as she teaches about the history of Earth Day and shares some tips regarding ways to make an impact at home, and leads a nature craft.

Composting with Worms at Home

Learn from Farmer Tina as she teaches about vermicomposting at home and how it works.  The second half is two story read alongs and a worm craft. 

Let it rot worksheet

Backyards dos and don'ts

Seed Investigation with Farmer Tina

Farmer Tina leads a discussion about the benefits of eating seeds (along with listing and showing examples of some of the most common ones). 

Parts of a Seed worksheet

Sprout House worksheet

How to Grow Microgreens

Learn helpful tips on how to successfully grow microgreens at home.

Story Time with Farmer Tina

Farmer Tina reads the story "Tree" by Britta Teckentrup

Story Time with Farmer Tina

Farmer Tina reads Nancy Tafuri's

"Five Little Chicks"

Story Time with Farmer Tina

Farmer Tina reads "Up In the Garden, Down in the Dirt" by Kate Messner

A look back at

The Urban Farm 

Watch and learn about our chickens and what makes The Urban Farm so unique. 

Recipes

Online Resources

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