FARM & FOOD CLASSES FOR KIDS

Is your child an aspiring chef? A budding homesteader? Or does she just like to get her hands dirty? If so, sign up for one of our farm and food skill-building series for kids. Each series offers five classes, where kids get hands-on experience growing and preparing food, identifying vegetables, herbs and flowers, making projects, and having fun!

Celebrating Our Roots
A celebration of the contributions of black farmers to agriculture. Poughkeepsie Farm Project educators will share the story of Dr. George Washington Carver and prepare a delicious sweet potato recipe in his honor. 

Eat the Rainbow
Celebrate of the rainbow of vegetables and fruits that you can grow in your own garden! Learn how to prepare colorful snacks using produce of all shapes and colors with educators from Poughkeepsie Farm Project.

Literacy in the Garden 
Garden educators from Poughkeepsie Farm Project will lead families in planting vegetables in a raised-bed garden.  Learn about plant and human health through planting activities and read alouds. For families with children Pre-K and up. Registration required.